Anti-Semitic Crimes

Andrew Bent filed this request with the Massachusetts Department of Criminal Justice Information Services of Massachusetts.

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From: Andrew Bent

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, ยง10, I hereby request the following records:

Crime data for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts with information relating to anti-Semitic hate including any crime committed against Jewish people or vandalism of synagogues or other property where anti-Semitic sentiment was an apparent or accused motive. The data include the location of the crime, victim type (individual/property), race/ethnicity, gender of victims and suspects, weapon involved, and property loss or damage. The data is from the past 20 years.

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.


Andrew Bent

From: Jadallah, Hala (CHS)

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Hala Jadallah

Adminstrative Services Coordinator

Department of Criminal Justice Information Services

200 Arlington Street, Suite 2200

Chelsea, MA 02150

T 617-660-4773 / f 617-660-4613

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