Cambridge inventory of Drug Drop Box (July to Nov 2013)

Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the Cambridge Police Department of Cambridge, MA.


From: Shawn Musgrave

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, ยง10, I hereby request the following records:

An inventory, roster or other summary document for all items submitted to the Cambridge Police Department's controlled substance collection site from July 1, 2013 to the day this request is processed.

This site is described at length on the CPD website:

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 fees cannot be waived, 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.


Shawn Musgrave

From: Mulcahy, James

To whom it may concern:

Please see the attached documents in response to your public records request referenced below.

James J. Mulcahy
Legal Advisor
Cambridge Police Department
125 Sixth Street
Cambridge, MA 02142
(t) 617-349-3344
(f) 617-349-3320