Forth Worth Police/ ADL

Freddy Martinez filed this request with the Fort Worth Police Department of Fort Worth, TX.

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From: Freddy Martinez

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

According to a report officers from the Forth Worth Police visited an "Anti-Defamation League National Counter-Terrorism Seminar" (hereby the ADL) in Israel.

- Any and all records about invoices and payments made to cover the cost of this trip
- Documents sufficient to show which officers received this training
- Documents sufficient to show how the trip was paid for
- Documents sufficient to show if officers have gone on similar trips in the last five years
- Documents sufficient to show communications between Dallas Forth Worth Police, ADL, and if available, other offices such as the mayor's office.

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.


Freddy Martinez

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Dear Freddie Martinez:

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From: Fort Worth Police Department

This is in response to your request for information to the City of Fort Worth, dated and received in our office on 9/24/2018.

Information Requested: To Whom It May Concern: Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records: According to a report officers from the Forth Worth Police visited an Defamation League National Counter-Terrorism Seminar11 (hereby the ADL) in Israel....(see attachment for entire request).

The City of Fort Worth has reviewed its files and has located the attached documents that are responsive to your request. Please be advised that Chief J. Fitzgerald was the only person that attended this conference in 2016. Also, there are no emails responsive to this request as they have been destroyed in accordance with the retention policy of the City of Fort Worth. Although the Public Information Act allows a governmental body to charge for copying documents, the enclosed is being provided to you at no charge.

Thank you.
Sharisse Burton
Public Information Specialist
Fort Worth Police Department
Legal Liaison Unit / Open Records
505 W. Felix St.
Fort Worth, TX 76115
(817) 392-4278
(817) 392-4282 (fax)
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