Louisiana marijuana citation data 2011-2014

Evan Anderson filed this request with the Louisiana State Police of Louisiana.
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From: Evan Anderson

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the the Louisiana Public Records Act, 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: 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 March 28, 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: Michele Giroir

Mr. Anderson, your below public records request has been forwarded to me for consideration and reply. Louisiana State Police does not compile and maintain statistical information that you are seeking below. Therefore, there are no records to provide that are responsive to your request. With kindest professional regards, I am,

Sincerely,

Michele M. Giroir
Attorney Supervisor
(225) 922-2312
Fax (225) 925-4624

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