Boston RICO

Grace Raih filed this request with the Boston Police Department of Boston, MA.
Due July 17, 2017
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

Communications

From: Grace Raih

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, §10, I hereby request the following records:

All data, statistics or reports generated from 2015 to the time of this request that regard arrests or raids made under the federal Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.

Any and all police procedures, directives, memorandums, and any other guiding materials regarding RICO raids, subsequent arrests and charges. This includes arrest logs, incident reports, use of force reports, compilations of munitions or equipment to be used and any other reports that regard a RICO raid.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Grace Raih

From: Media Relations

Pursuant to G. L. c. 66, § 10 (b), this correspondence is to confirm receipt
of your request for documents that are potentially in the possession,
custody or control of the Boston Police Department.

Specifically, you have requested:

All data, statistics or reports generated from 2015 to the time of this
request that regard arrests or raids made under the federal Racketeering
Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.

Any and all police procedures, directives, memorandums, and any other
guiding materials regarding RICO raids, subsequent arrests and charges.
This includes arrest logs, incident reports, use of force reports,
compilations of munitions or equipment to be used and any other reports
that regard a RICO raid.

We will contact you as soon as possible with our findings, and will send you
a cost estimate for your requested materials if fulfilling the request is
expected to exceed $10.00, per 950 C.M.R. 32.06(1); 950 C.M.R. 32.03; M.G.L.
c 66 § 10(a).

Please be advised that we research each request in the order it was
received, and it may take longer than ten days to be fulfilled. If your
request requires a substantial amount of research, reviewing and
redacting,fulfilling the request will take a significant amount of time.
Please plan accordingly.

Thank you,

Office of Media Relations
Boston Police Department
617-343-3520 <(617)%20343-3520> <(617)%20343-3520>
www.bpdnews.com

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Office of Media Relations
Boston Police Headquarters
One Schroeder Plaza
Boston, MA 02120
(617) 343-4520

Please note the NEW Media Relations email is:
*mediarelations@pd.boston.gov <mediarelations@pd.boston.gov>*

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