Fusion Center MOUs, MOAs and NDAs (Indiana Intelligence Fusion Center)

Emma North-Best filed this request with the Indiana Intelligence Fusion Center of Indiana.
Multi Request Fusion Center MOUs, MOAs and NDAs
Due Sept. 30, 2020
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Emma North-Best

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Indiana Access to Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

Copies of Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs), Memorandums of Agreement (MOAs), Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) and other coordination, cooperation, or other resource or information sharing arrangements with federal, state or local agencies, specifically including but not limited to law enforcement agencies.

You may limit the scope of this request to documents generated between January 1, 2012 and the date of the processing of this request. If the most recent agreements (whether active or inactive) predate January 1, 2012, then I request a copy of the most recently applicable document.

I am a member of the news media and request classification as such. I have previously written about the government and its activities, with some reaching over 100,000 readers in outlets such as Gizmodo, MuckRock, Motherboard, Property of the People, Unicorn Riot, and The Outline, among others. As such, as I have a reasonable expectation of publication and my editorial and writing skills are well established. In addition, I discuss and comment on the files online and make them available through non-profits such as the library Internet Archive and the journalist non-profit MuckRock, disseminating them to a large audience. While my research is not limited to this, a great deal of it, including this, focuses on the activities and attitudes of the government itself. As such, it is not necessary for me to demonstrate the relevance of this particular subject in advance.

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 7 business days, as the statute requires.


Emma Best

From: Indiana Intelligence Fusion Center

Ms. Best,

Please revise your request to comply with Ind. Code 5-14-3-3(a)(1). This section requires you to identify the specific record you are seeking. For example, the MOU between ISP/IIFC and New Jersey State Police regarding xxxx. Your request does not currently meet this requirement as you request all MOUs for ISP with other law enforcement from 2012 to present. Thank you.

Cynthia Forbes, Legal Counsel
Indiana State Police - Legal Office
100 N. Senate Ave., IGCN 340
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Telephone: 317-234-4217
Fax: 317-234-7638

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From: Emma North-Best

Policy development, administrative guidance documents as well as cooperation, coordination, information or resource sharing agreements including but not limited to the Law Enforcement Intelligence Liaison Officer program or the IIFC Liaison program, between ISP/IIFC and the National Guard, Indiana Sheriff’s Association, Indianapolis FBI Field Office, Indiana Excise Police, U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Indiana, U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Indiana, Indiana Gaming Commission and the Division of Gaming Agents, Indiana Department of Correction, Indiana Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (INCLEA), Transportation Security Administration, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Office of Intelligence and Analysis, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Indiana Association of Chiefs of Police, Indiana Department of Homeland Security, Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Marion County Sheriff, Indiana State Department of Health, Indiana Professional Licensing Agency, or the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission.