Vernon Bellecourt FOIA Request (Colorado State Patrol)

Nicholas Estes filed this request with the Colorado State Patrol of Colorado.
Multi Request Vernon Bellecourt FOIA Request
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From: Nicholas Estes

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Colorado Open Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

All documents and files, including letters, memos, emails and all communications pertaining to Native American rights activist Vernon Bellecourt, an obituary of whom was published in the New York Times on October 17, 2007. A copy of his obituary is attached to this request as a PDF, and it may also be found at

I would also like to request a search of all available cross-index files for mentions of Vernon Bellecourt in other documents, to be included with this request.

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 3 business days, as the statute requires.


Nicholas Estes

  • Vernon20Bellecourt2C20Who20Protested20the20Use20of20Indian20Mascots2C20Dies20at2075.pdf

From: Colorado State Patrol

Good morning,

Please see the official response below.

Thank you


*Hilary Schwindt *
*Colorado State Patrol - **Central Records Unit*
* 700 Kipling St Lakewood, CO 80215*
*Main Office: 303-239-4500** | **D**irect Line: 303-239-4176*

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  • 04/23/2021


  • 04/28/2021

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