Massachusetts Criminal Defamation Arrests (Lynn Police Department)

Adam Steinbaugh filed this request with the Lynn Police Department of Lynn, MA.
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From: Adam Steinbaugh

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

Any police reports generated on or after October 1, 2019, concerning any alleged violation of MA Gen L ch 272 ยง 98C, "libel," or "hatred."

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

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.


Adam Steinbaugh

From: Lynn Police Department

To Whom it May Concern:

I did a search of our database for
and did not find any police reports for the time frame of 10/1/2019 to present.

James Flynn
Captain of Administration
Lynn Police Department
300 Washington St
Lynn Ma 01902

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