Contracts and Policies Regarding IMSI Catchers (Long Beach Police Department)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Long Beach Police Department of Long Beach, CA.
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From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act (California Government Code §§ 6250), 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 calendar days, as the statute requires.


Curtis Waltman

From: Records Coordinator

Good Afternoon,

PRA #17-084 was received and assigned to LBPD to search for responsive records.

Thank you

Ronnie S. Romero
Administrative Analyst

City of Long Beach | City Manager’s Office
333 W. Ocean Blvd., 13th Floor
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 570-6216<>

From: Records Coordinator

Dear Mr. Waltman,

Our records indicate that responsive records were emailed to you on 11/17/16. Please let us know if you have any other questions concerning this Public Records Request.


Records Coordinator
Office of the City Manager
333 W. Ocean Blvd. 13th Floor
Long Beach, CA 90802
P: (562) 570-6711
F: (562) 570-6583

From: Curtis Waltman

I never received those records. Could you please resend them to me? Thank you.

Curtis Waltman
MuckRock News

From: Noor Ismail

Hello Mr. Waltman,

Per your request, we are re-sending the above referenced public records documents. Please see the attachments.

Thank you.

Noor Ismail
Office of the Chief of Police
Long Beach Police Department
400 West Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90802
Office: 562.570.7306

  • 16-0929 (Harris Corp Contracts-Stingray-Cell Site Simulator-Dirtbox-IM

  • 16-0929 (Harris Corp Contracts-Stingray-Cell Site Simulator-Dirtbox-IM

  • 16-0929 (Harris Corp Contracts-Stingray-Cell Site Simulator-Dirtbox-IM

From: Curtis Waltman


Thanks so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it.

Curtis Waltman