Antifa and White Supremacist Groups (Kentucky Fusion Center)

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

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Kentucky Open Records Act, 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: Kentucky Intelligence Fusion Center

Mr. Waltman,

This writing serves to respond to your request below for records pursuant to the Kentucky Open Records Act. Due to the breadth of your request, the records you seek will not be available until on or before Friday, November 10, 2017. If you have any questions, please let me know.

Michael T. Alexander
Deputy General Counsel
Office of Governor Matt Bevin
700 Capitol Avenue
Frankfort, KY 40601

From: Kentucky Intelligence Fusion Center

Mr. Waltman,

Thanks for your follow-up email. We are continuing to review potentially responsive records to this open records request. We apologize for the delay, but expect that we will be able to respond by next Friday, November 17, 2017.

Please let me know if you have any questions.
Best,

Matt

Matthew F. Kuhn
Deputy General Counsel
Office of Governor Matt Bevin

From: Kentucky Intelligence Fusion Center

Dear Mr. Waltman:

The Kentucky Fusion Center has received your open records request dated October 18, 2017, a copy of which is attached. Attached please find all responsive, non-exempt records. The Kentucky Fusion Center has additional responsive records, but they are exempt from disclosure under the Open Records Act. All of these records are exempt from disclosure under KRS 61.878(1)(m). See, e.g., 05-ORD-119. These records also are exempt from disclosure under KRS 61.878(1)(h). See, e.g., 14-ORD-223. These records also are exempt from disclosure under KRS 61.878(1)(i) and (j). See, e.g., 14-ORD-014.

Sincerely,

Matthew Kuhn
Deputy General Counsel
Office of Governor Matt Bevin
(502) 564-2611
matt.kuhn@ky.gov<mailto:matt.kuhn@ky.gov>

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