Contracts and Policies Regarding IMSI Catchers

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Cook County Sheriff of Cook County, IL.
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From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (5 ILCS 140/1 to 11), I hereby request the following records:

Documents concerning IMSI catchers or any of the following words: "Stingray", "cell site simulator", or "dirtbox". including:
-Contracts with the Harris Corporation regarding the acquisition of their Stingray or KingFish IMSI catchers
-Department policies and procedure regarding the use of IMSI catcher technology
-policies and procedures on the keeping of statistics about the Department's use and acquisition of IMSI catchers

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.


Curtis Waltman

From: CCSO FOIAOfficer (Sheriff)

Mr. Waltman,
Thank you for contacting the Cook County Sheriff’s Office (“CCSO”) pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”), 5 ILCS 140/1 et seq. (2012).

Please be advised that the CCSO conducted a diligent search based on the information you provided. However, no records were found in response to your request. Please contact me should you require additional information.


Elizabeth Scannell
Assistant General Counsel
Office of the Cook County Sheriff
FOIA Officer/Legal Department
50 W. Washington, Room 704
Chicago, Illinois 60602
Phone: 312.603.6444<>

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