|Submitted||July 11, 2017|
|Due||July 24, 2017|
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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:
-The Equitable Sharing Agreement and Certification forms submitted as required to the United States Department of Justice for the years 2011 through 2016.
-Total civil asset forfeiture figures per year for the years 2010 through the date this request is processed.
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.
Good Afternoon -
Can we please get more of a description or explanation of "civil
Yes of course. I am referring to civil asset forfeiture funds. These are funds found in possession of an individual who was arrested or suspected of a crime, that police are allowed to take. I hope this helps.
Good Morning - The section handling your request needs to know if you mean
state or federal ? See next sentence.
I understand it means forfeiture proceeds/funds, but still did not
clarify State or Fed. I am assuming State forfeiture figures, but given
asked about the Equitable Sharing (FED), I wanted to be sure of the
I actually meant both state and federal. Thank you for clarifying!
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