FOIA - Operation Keep Safe (Chicago Police Department)

J Ader filed this request with the Chicago Police Department of Chicago, IL.
Tracking #

P457308-082718

Multi Request FOIA - Operation Keep Safe
Status
Completed

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From: J Ader


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act., I hereby request the following records:

All documents and communications regarding the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s action titled "Operation Keep Safe" dating from January 1st, 2018 to July 1st, 2018. Documents and communications applicable to this request would include - but are not limited to - the following:

- emails containing the term "Operation Keep Safe"
- any agency bulletins regarding the enforcement action
- any agency briefings regarding the enforcement action
- any agency documentation regarding the law enforcement action

Here is an official web-post from ICE elaborating on the event I am seeking documents on:

"CHICAGO — Federal officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 156 criminal aliens and immigration violators in the Chicago metropolitan area during a six-day enforcement action, which ended Thursday.

During this operation, ERO deportation officers made arrests in the following 37 communities: Addison, Arlington Heights, Aurora, Bartlett, Berkley, Berwyn, Blue Island, Bolingbrook, Bridgeview, Burbank, Carol Stream, Chicago, Chicago Ridge, Cicero, Des Plaines, Elgin, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, Geneva, Joliet, McHenry, Mt. Prospect, Naperville, Northfield, North Riverside, Orland Park, Palatine, Park City, Rolling Meadows, Rosemont, St. Charles, Stickney, Stone Park, Warrenville, Waukegan, West Chicago and Wheaton." [source: https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-156-criminal-aliens-and-immigration-violators-during-operation-keep-safe ]

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

J Ader

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From: Chicago Police Department

Dear J:

Thank you for your interest in information from the Chicago Police Department. Your FOIA request has been received and is being processed. Your FOIA Center reference number for tracking purposes is: P457308-082718
You have requested the following records: All documents and communications regarding the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s action titled "Operation Keep Safe" dating from January 1st, 2018 to July 1st, 2018. Documents and communications applicable to this request would include - but are not limited to - the following:- emails containing the term "Operation Keep Safe" - any agency bulletins regarding the enforcement action - any agency briefings regarding the enforcement action - any agency documentation regarding the law enforcement actionHere is an official web-post from ICE elaborating on the event I am seeking documents on:"CHICAGO — Federal officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 156 criminal aliens and immigration violators in the Chicago metropolitan area during a six-day enforcement action, which ended Thursday.During this operation, ERO deportation officers made arrests in the following 37 communities: Addison, Arlington Heights, Aurora, Bartlett, Berkley, Berwyn, Blue Island, Bolingbrook, Bridgeview, Burbank, Carol Stream, Chicago, Chicago Ridge, Cicero, Des Plaines, Elgin, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, Geneva, Joliet, McHenry, Mt. Prospect, Naperville, Northfield, North Riverside, Orland Park, Palatine, Park City, Rolling Meadows, Rosemont, St. Charles, Stickney, Stone Park, Warrenville, Waukegan, West Chicago and Wheaton." [source: https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/ice-arrests-156-criminal-aliens-and-immigration-violators-during-operation-keep-safe ]
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From: J Ader

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Illinois Freedom of Information Act. request, copied below, and originally submitted on Aug. 21, 2018. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response. You had assigned it reference number #P457308-082718.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
-J. Ader

From: Chicago Police Department

Dear J. Ader,

The search for records yielded thousands of pages of responsive documents. As this request requires the thorough review of an extraordinary amount of records, your patience is appreciated.

Thank you,

A. Marlan
CPD FOIA Officer

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From: Chicago Police Department

Dear J. Ader,

Please see the attached document in response to your FOIA Request: P457308. Due to the file sizes of the records, I've included them in the below DropBox links.

Responsive records 1: https://www.dropbox.com/s/9p9h81olzvjlqf1/P457308%20Responsive%20Records%20Redacted%20and%20Scanned%201.pdf?dl=0
Responsive records 2: https://www.dropbox.com/s/zn18124v0hwbd5m/P457308%20Responsive%20Records%20Redacted%20and%20Scanned%202.pdf?dl=0
Responsive records 3: https://www.dropbox.com/s/7te9j9b3oo28npo/P457308%20Responsive%20Records%20Redacted%20and%20Scanned%203.pdf?dl=0
Responsive records 4: https://www.dropbox.com/s/oqvzg2p1whwfuzs/P457308%20Responsive%20Records%20Redacted%20and%20Scanned%204.pdf?dl=0
Responsive records 5: https://www.dropbox.com/s/gjuc5ds0cw1hbmn/P457308%20Responsive%20Records%20Redacted%20and%20Scanned%205.pdf?dl=0
Responsive records 6: https://www.dropbox.com/s/and29o2gah406cw/P457308%20Responsive%20Records%20Redacted%20and%20Scanned%206.pdf?dl=0
Responsive records 7: https://www.dropbox.com/s/bmgbg9ifbdlx4w7/P457308%20Responsive%20Records%20Redacted%20and%20Scanned%207.pdf?dl=0
Responsive records 8: https://www.dropbox.com/s/hwv0ebmuqo3ppsp/P457308%20Responsive%20Records%20Redacted%20and%20Scanned%208.pdf?dl=0
Responsive records 9: https://www.dropbox.com/s/egdxrusa5jcqbv4/P457308%20Responsive%20Records%20Redacted%20and%20Scanned%209.pdf?dl=0
Responsive records 10: https://www.dropbox.com/s/lyji4ag28wmojq0/P457308%20Responsive%20Records%20Redacted%20and%20Scanned%2010.pdf?dl=0
Responsive records 11: https://www.dropbox.com/s/oa93op1p8vzpno1/P457308%20Responsive%20Records%20Redacted%20and%20Scanned%2011.pdf?dl=0

Thank you,

A. Marlan
CPD FOIA Officer

This message is intended only for the use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed, and may contain information that is PRIVILEGED, CONFIDENTIAL AND EXEMPT FROM DISCLOSURE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient, or the employee or agent responsible for delivering that message to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this document is strictly prohibited.

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