Riot Gear Budgeting Data (Manchester Police Department)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Manchester Police Department of Manchester, NH.


From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New Hampshire "Access to Government Records and Meetings" Statute (RSA Ch. 91-A), I hereby request the following records:

The date range for this request is 1/1/12 to the date this request is processed on.

Budgeting and financial data, spending reports, and cost breakdowns concerning expenditures on:

-Tear gas

-Pepper spray (Oleoresin Capsicum)

-Smoke grenades or concussion grenades

-Chemical munitions launchers

-Rubber bullets


-Riot shields

-Protective gear such as helmets, body armor, gloves, etc.

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Curtis Waltman

From: Tessier, Maureen

Hi Curtis,

Your request is being processed. I will check on the status and see if I can get you a time estimate.

Captain Maureen Tessier
Legal Division/ Office of Professioanl Standards
Manchester Police Department
405 Valley Street
Manchester, NH 03103
(603) 792-5473<>

From: Tessier, Maureen

Hi Curtis,

Our Budgets office is currently working on gathering relevant documents. At this point, we estimate it will take several more weeks.

From: Tessier, Maureen

I believe the research is complete. We should have something for you next week.

From: Tessier, Maureen

Here you go!