law enforcement trip to israel (Essex County Sheriff)

Leila Young filed this request with the Essex County Sheriff of Essex County, MA.
Multi Request law enforcement trip to israel
Due Oct. 16, 2018
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Leila Young

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

Emails (including any attachments) that fit the following criteria:

1) Sent or received between March 1st, 2018, and the latest possible date (i.e. today's date October 1st, 2018, or the latest possible date available in the email system, as the systems are often up to a month behind)

2) Between email addresses associated with the police department to which this request is addressed and one (or all) of the these four addresses:,, or

3) Containing in the subject line or body of the message one or more of the following search terms:



’New England’



The emails are likely to contain, but may not be limited to, the following attachments:
—Participant roster
—Participant booklet
—Program or trip itinerary
—Travel and accommodation information

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

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 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Leila Young


All Public Records and/or information requests are to go to William Raynard.
I have copied him on this email.
Thank you.
Maurice Pratt
Sent from my iPhone

From: Essex County Sheriff

Dear Leila Young: I am responding to your email dated October 2, 2018 directed to the Essex County Sheriff's Department seeking emails by and between the Department and four specified email addresses containing specific search terms during the time period of March 1, 2018 to date. The Department has conducted a thorough search of its records and determined that it is not in possession of any documents responsive to your request. Sincerely, Richard K. Jeffery, Chief Legal Counsel

From: Essex County Sheriff

Good morning,

As I responded to you on October 2, 2018 (see below) all Public Records and/or information requests are to go to William Raynard.
I copied Mr. Raynard on October 2.

Thank you.
Maurice E. Pratt
Maurice E. Pratt, Assistant Superintendent III
Essex County Sheriff's Department
20 Manning Avenue
Middleton, MA 01949
(978) 750-1900, ext. 3543

From: Essex County Sheriff

Good morning Leila Young,

Please see below the answer that was sent to you by Richard K. Jeffery, Chief Legal Counsel on October 15, 2018 at 2:06PM. Please confirm receipt of this email.

Thank You

William Raynard

From: Leila Young

Hi William,

I have received your email, thank you. The last email sent to Maurice was sent in error, apologies. Please confirm that you have received this email.

Thank you,


From: Essex County Sheriff

I have received your confirmation. Thank You.

William Raynard