Contracts and Policies Regarding IMSI Catchers (Delaware State Police)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Delaware State Police of Delaware.


From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Delaware's Freedom of Information Act, 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 15 business days, as the statute requires.


Curtis Waltman

From: Hudson, Wendy L (DSHS)

Good Day -

This email is to acknowledge that the Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS) received your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request on Monday, October 31, 2016.

See full FOIA below.

Please note that FOIA allows access to "public records," unless the public record requested falls within one of the enumerated statutory exemptions. See 29 Del. C. §10002 (definition of "public record" and specific exemptions); 29 Del. C. § 10003 (setting forth FOIA request procedures).

Your request has been sent for legal review and I will provide an update within 15 business days.

Thank you,


From: Hudson, Wendy L (DSHS)

Your request and responsive documents are still under legal review.

From: Hudson, Wendy L (DSHS)

Good Day -

The Department has reviewed your request and the responsive documents are attached. The Department considers your FOIA closed.

Thank you.