Psychmedics Corp.

Alejandro Ramirez filed this request with the Boston Police Department of Boston, MA.
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From: Alejandro Ramirez

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

A record of all drug testing requests made to Psychemedics Corp. by the Boston Police Department between January 1, 2013 to the present. I ask that invoices and descriptions of the transactions be included. I also request a copy of any current contracts between Psychemedics Corp. and the Boston Police Department.

Articles state that the BPD has made use of Psychemedics Corp.'s drug testing services since 1999 ( Further, since FY2012, the Boston police have paid Psychemedics Corp. $989,345, according to the City of Boston's checkbook explorer (!/year/All%20Years/explore/0-/vendor_name/Psychemedics+Corp./0-leafLineChart/dept_name).

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, 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.


Alejandro Ramirez

From: Boston Police Department

Please verify what specific media outlet this information is to be
published in. The Office of Media Relations can be contacted at

From: Alejandro Ramirez


Sorry for the late response. This will be made available on MuckRock's website. Additionally, I'm the editor of Spare Change News, and can make use of the documents for that publication.

From: Boston Police Department

Please contact the Office of Media Relations at 617-343-4520 concerning
your request.


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