Antifa and White Supremacist Groups (Kansas Intelligence Fusion Center)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Kansas Intelligence Fusion Center of Kansas.
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From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Kansas Open Records Act (K.S.A. 45-215), I hereby request the following records:

The following request has a date range entirely of 1/1/17 to the date this request is processed.

Threat assessments, field reports, and intelligence updates, which have focused on the following groups:

-National Socialist Movement
-Antifa
-Vanguard America
-the Ku Klux Klan
-Traditionalist Worker Party
-Identity Evropa
-Oath Keepers
-III Percenters
-Proud Boys
-Aryan Brotherhood of Texas

An email search using the following keywords
"Antifa"
"Proud Boys"
"White Supremacist"
"White Nationalist"
"Anarchist"
"Occidental Dissent"
"Stormfront"
"Vanguard America"
"Identity Evropa"
"Ku Klu Klan"
"National Socialist Movement"
"Aryan Brotherhood of Texas"
"Oath Keepers"
"III Percenters"
"Traditional Worker Party"

As a member of the media I request a fee waiver. My work appears regularly on MuckRock.com and I will link my author's page here as well: https://www.muckrock.com/news/author/chwaltman/. I have freelanced several pieces to Motherboard a subsidiary of VICE Media which can be found at the following link: https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/contributor/curtis-waltman, and I have also written for DeSmogBlog.

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 3 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Curtis Waltman

From: Kansas Intelligence Fusion Center

Good afternoon Mr. Waltman,

We are in receipt of your KORA request, submitted 18 October 2017. Due to the size and complexity of your request, additional time will be needed to process the request. A written response will be provided as soon as the records have been located and reviewed.

Please let me know if you have additional questions.

Paul Cope

V/R

MAJ Paul Cope
Legal Advisor to the Adjutant General
Kansas National Guard
785-646-1027(o)
785-260-3645(bb)

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been misdirected and immediately destroy all originals and copies.
Furthermore do not print, copy, re-transmit, disseminate, or otherwise use
this information. Any disclosure of this communication or its attachments
must be approved by the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, Kansas National
Guard. This document is for INTERNAL GOVERNMENT USE ONLY and may be exempt
from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 5 USC §§ 552(b)(5),
(b)(7).

From: Kansas Intelligence Fusion Center

Mr. Waltman,

Thank you for your follow up. I am completing our search and review. I should have a full response to you by next Friday.

Paul

V/R

MAJ Paul Cope
Legal Advisor to the Adjutant General
Kansas National Guard
785-646-1027(o)
785-260-3645(bb)

*** Warning *** Attorney/Client Privilege *** Attorney Work Product *** This
communication and any attachments may contain confidential and/or sensitive
attorney/client privileged information or attorney work product . It is not
for release, review, retransmission, dissemination, or use by anyone other
than the intended recipient. Please notify the sender if this email has
been misdirected and immediately destroy all originals and copies.
Furthermore do not print, copy, re-transmit, disseminate, or otherwise use
this information. Any disclosure of this communication or its attachments
must be approved by the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, Kansas National
Guard. This document is for INTERNAL GOVERNMENT USE ONLY and may be exempt
from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 5 USC §§ 552(b)(5),
(b)(7).

From: Kansas Intelligence Fusion Center

Mr. Waltman,

Please see the attached response.

Paul

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