Contracts and Policies Regarding IMSI Catchers (Laredo Police Department)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Laredo Police Department of Laredo, TX.
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From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Documents concerning IMSI catchers or any of the following words: "Stingray", "cell site simulator", or "dirtbox". including:
-Contracts with the Harris Corporation regarding the acquisition of their Stingray or KingFish IMSI catchers
-Department policies and procedure regarding the use of IMSI catcher technology
-policies and procedures on the keeping of statistics about the Department's use and acquisition of IMSI catchers

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 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Curtis Waltman

From: Laredo Open Records Center

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November 15, 2016

Curtis Waltman
MuckRock News DEPT MR 29690, 411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516
RE: Request for Information W006771-110116
Dear Curtis Waltman:
On 11/1/2016 the City of Laredo received your request for Police and 911 records.
The City of Laredo strictly adheres to the provisions of the Texas Public Information Act, Texas Government Code Ch. 552 (formerly, Open Records Act), and the interpretative opinions of the Texas Attorney General and the courts. The information you have requested does not exist in document form. The Texas Public Information Act does not require the City to produce documents that are not in existence. You are welcome to submit another request. You may also contact me with any questions at (956) 795-2886.

Lt. Ricardo Gonzalez
Laredo Police Department

From: Laredo Open Records Center

Dear Curtis Waltman:

Please be advised that if you wish to submit a new request or check on the status of an already submitted request, you should visit the Open Records Center by clicking here. ( Description: TO: []November 25, 2016Laredo Police Department4712 Maher Ave.Laredo, Texas 78041This is a follow up to a previous request:To Whom It May Concern:I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 31, 2016. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.---On Nov. 15, 2016:
City of Laredo


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