Records Request from ProPublica: Hate Crime Training

Rohan Naik filed this request with the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection of Connecticut.
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From: Rohan Naik

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Connecticut Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"), I hereby request the following records:

Any and all training materials regarding hate crimes or bias crimes used to educate or train would-be police officers attending the basic police training at the Recruit Academy. My request covers any written, visual, or digital materials used for this instruction. I would prefer electronic or scanned copies if possible.

I also request that, if possible and pursuant to Conn. Gen. Stat. ยง 1-212(d), fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest and not made for commercial gain. The requested documents will be processed by a representative of the news media/press and made available to the public at

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 4 business days, as the statute requires.


Rohan Naik

From: Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: Rohan Naik


I'm writing to check in on the status of my FOIA request, File F-17-00187.

Thanks, and I look forward to hearing from you.

Rohan Naik

From: Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection

A copy of documents responsive to the request.


To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check for $1.00 to satisfy the fee associated with the attached public records request.

Thank you.