Millimeter wave scanner tests w/ TSA (Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

Brian Waters filed this request with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department of Los Angeles County, CA.
Multi Request Millimeter wave scanner tests w/ TSA
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From: Brian Waters

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act, I hereby request information about your agency's use of millimeter wave scanning technology. The technology is manufactured by companies such as ThruVision and QinetiQ, and your agency has tested the technology in cooperation with the Transportation Security Administration. News articles describing the technology and the tests conducted with the TSA are available here:

Specifically, I am requesting the following documents:
1) Any documents describing the scope, duration, or location of millimeter wave technology tests with the TSA.
2) Copies of any reports or assessments written describing the results of the tests.
3) Any policies describing how the technology is used, and any legal analyses or studies that may have been carried out which deal with the technology.
4) A copy of all technical documentation regarding the technology. Please search your records for user manuals, maintenance or service manuals, studies or reports, spec sheets or data sheets, or any other such documentation.

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.


Brian Waters


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