Kansas marijuana citation data 2011-2014

Evan Anderson filed this request with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation of Kansas.
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From: Evan Anderson

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A copy of all data related to citations for marijuana possession on the state and local levels. I am specifically seeking any statistics related to the total number of arrests and/or citations for offenses related to marijuana as well as the ethnicity, age, sex, and other demographic information of the persons arrested and/or cited, if available. The time frame for which I am seeking records is from January 2011 through December 2014.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, and is not being made for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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,

Evan Anderson

From: Kansas Bureau of Investigation

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: Whelan, Cheryl

Mr. Anderson,

Please see the attached.

Cheryl Whelan, Assistant Attorney General
Legal Opinions & Government Counsel Division
Office of Attorney General Derek Schmidt
120 SW Tenth Avenue, 2nd Floor
Topeka, KS 66612-1597
785-368-8402 phone
785-296-6296 fax
cheryl.whelan@ag.ks.gov
www.ag.ks.gov

This email message is intended only for the individual or entity to which it is addressed and is confidential. The Electronic Communications Privacy Act, 18 U.S.C. 2510-2521, covers this message and any accompanying documents. If you are not the intended recipient, or an agent responsible for delivering it to the intended recipient, you have received this message in error and you are hereby notified that any review, dissemination, distribution, or copying of this communication, or use of its contents or attachments, is strictly prohibited. If you received this communication in error, please notify our office by telephone at (785) 296-2215 and permanently delete this message and any attachments from your system without reading, printing, or saving in any manner. Receipt by anyone other than the intended recipient is not a waiver of any joint prosecution or investigation privilege, attorney-client privilege, work-product immunity, or any other privilege or immunity.

From: Evan Anderson

Hi there,

My apologies for sending you the same request again. This was a mistake. Can you do me a huge favor and forward this request to someone at the KBI?

Sincerely,
Evan

From: MuckRock

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A copy of all data related to citations for marijuana possession on the state and local levels. I am specifically seeking any statistics related to the total number of arrests and/or citations for offenses related to marijuana as well as the ethnicity, age, sex, and other demographic information of the persons arrested and/or cited, if available. The time frame for which I am seeking records is from January 2011 through December 2014.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, and is not being made for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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,

Evan Anderson

From: Whelan, Cheryl

Evan,

Thanks for the clarification on your KORA request. Please send your KORA request directly to the KBI. The KBI’s KORA policy may be located at this web address: http://www.kansas.gov/kbi/info/docs/pdf/Open%20Records%20Brochure%20-%20rev'd.pdf. You also may submit criminal statistics questions or comments online via the KBI’s website at http://www.accesskansas.org/kbi/email.shtml. You may also contact the KBI at 1620 SW Tyler Street, Topeka, KS 66612, or you may call them at (785) 296-8200.

Have a good weekend!

Cheryl

Cheryl Whelan, Assistant Attorney General
Legal Opinions & Government Counsel Division
Office of Attorney General Derek Schmidt
120 SW Tenth Avenue, 2nd Floor
Topeka, KS 66612-1597
785-368-8402 phone
785-296-6296 fax
cheryl.whelan@ag.ks.gov
www.ag.ks.gov

This email message is intended only for the individual or entity to which it is addressed and is confidential. The Electronic Communications Privacy Act, 18 U.S.C. 2510-2521, covers this message and any accompanying documents. If you are not the intended recipient, or an agent responsible for delivering it to the intended recipient, you have received this message in error and you are hereby notified that any review, dissemination, distribution, or copying of this communication, or use of its contents or attachments, is strictly prohibited. If you received this communication in error, please notify our office by telephone at (785) 296-2215 and permanently delete this message and any attachments from your system without reading, printing, or saving in any manner. Receipt by anyone other than the intended recipient is not a waiver of any joint prosecution or investigation privilege, attorney-client privilege, work-product immunity, or any other privilege or immunity.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on April 14, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Whelan, Cheryl

Evan,

We received the below follow-up email which was sent in response to our April 17, 2015, email. Your request for records is directed to the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI). We are not the records custodian for the KBI and we are not forwarding your request to the KBI. Please contact the KBI directly about your records request. We provided information on how to contact the KBI in our April 17, 2015, email. Below is a copy of that email.

Thanks for the clarification on your KORA request. Please send your KORA request directly to the KBI. The KBI’s KORA policy may be located at this web address: http://www.kansas.gov/kbi/info/docs/pdf/Open%20Records%20Brochure%20-%20rev'd.pdf. You also may submit criminal statistics questions or comments online via the KBI’s website at http://www.accesskansas.org/kbi/email.shtml. You may also contact the KBI at 1620 SW Tyler Street, Topeka, KS 66612, or you may call them at (785) 296-8200.
Sincerely,

Cheryl Whelan, Assistant Attorney General
Legal Opinions & Government Counsel Division
Office of Attorney General Derek Schmidt
120 SW Tenth Avenue, 2nd Floor
Topeka, KS 66612-1597
785-368-8402 phone
785-296-6296 fax
cheryl.whelan@ag.ks.gov
www.ag.ks.gov

This email message is intended only for the individual or entity to which it is addressed and is confidential. The Electronic Communications Privacy Act, 18 U.S.C. 2510-2521, covers this message and any accompanying documents. If you are not the intended recipient, or an agent responsible for delivering it to the intended recipient, you have received this message in error and you are hereby notified that any review, dissemination, distribution, or copying of this communication, or use of its contents or attachments, is strictly prohibited. If you received this communication in error, please notify our office by telephone at (785) 296-2215 and permanently delete this message and any attachments from your system without reading, printing, or saving in any manner. Receipt by anyone other than the intended recipient is not a waiver of any joint prosecution or investigation privilege, attorney-client privilege, work-product immunity, or any other privilege or immunity.

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