Contracts and Policies Regarding IMSI Catchers (Fort Worth Police Department)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Fort Worth Police Department of Fort Worth, TX.
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From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Texas Public 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 10 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Curtis Waltman

From: Fort Worth Open Records Center

Dear Chris Waltman:
Thank you for your interest in public records of the City of Fort Worth, Texas. Your request has been received and is being processed in accordance with Chapter 552 of Texas Government Code, the Public Information Act. Your request was received in this office and given the log number W056565-110116 for tracking purposes.

Records Requested: *see original request attached*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 catchersThe 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 10 business days, as the statute requires.Sincerely,Curtis Waltman
Your request will be forwarded to the relevant City department(s) to locate the information you seek and to determine the volume and any costs associated with satisfying your request. You will be contacted about the availability and/or provided with copies of the records in question. PLEASE NOTE: The Texas Public Information Act does not require a governmental body to create new information, to do legal research, or to answer questions.
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Annette Henderson
Public Information Coordinator
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From: Public Information

Mr. Waltman,

You should have received a response from the City of Fort Worth's City Attorney's Office on November 14, 2016, via e-mail. If necessary, please check your spam folder for any correspondence from Will Trevino or Veronica Salinas.

Regards,

JAYSON D. McCLENDON
RECORDS INVENTORY COORDINATOR
RECORDS & INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
OFFICE TELEPHONE: (817) 392-6668
jayson.mcclendon@fortworthtexas.gov<mailto:jayson.mcclendon@fortworthtexas.gov>
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