|Submitted||Feb. 19, 2019|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act., I hereby request the following records:
A copy of the case file maintained by the Chicago Police Department concerning its investigation into an alleged incident that took place on January 29, 2019 and involved a person named Jussie Smollett (DOB: June 21, 1982).
The case file includes all relevant documents that pertain to the Smollett investigation, the existence and activity of which has been publicly confirmed and discussed by Chicago Police Department officials on multiple occasions. These documents include the original incident report, witness testimonies, officer testimonies, evidence lists, officer notes, and other related record(s).
If any parts of the requested record(s) are unavailable because the investigation is still ongoing, please withhold or redact those record(s) until they are cleared for release.
Please note that this request does not seek or target any records whose release would require a privacy waiver. If the requested records contain such records, please withhold or redact them.
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.
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 Feb. 19, 2019. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
Dear J.K. Trotter,
Please see the attached documents in response to your FOIA Request: #P473837.
CPD FOIA Officer
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