Law Enforcement Police Vehicular Budgeting Data (Massachusetts State Police)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Massachusetts State Police of Massachusetts.


From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, §10, I hereby request the following records:

For the last five years, from 1/1/12 to the date this request is processed I seek annual expenditures on vehicle purchases, upgrades and maintenance. This is for any vehicles in operation by the department.

If there are any problems with the scope of my request, I would be happy to talk and reduce the time range or make other changes. Thank you.

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.


Curtis Waltman

From: Brunelli, Daniel (POL)

Good Morning,

The Department of State Police is possession of your public records request for "annual expenditures on vehicle purchases, upgrades and maintenance." Below, please find the expenditures for each fiscal year since 2012.

2012 $ 9,208,000
2013 $11,687,000
2014 $12,734,000
2015 $13,199,000
2016 $11,202,000
2017 $10,527,000

If you have any questions or concern or if you wish to discuss this matter, please contact my office. If you wish to challenge any aspect of this response, you may appeal to the Supervisor of Public Records following the procedure set forth in 950 C.M.R. 32.08, a copy of which is available at You may also file a civil action in accordance with M.G.L. c. 66, § 10A.

Dan Brunelli
Staff Counsel
Massachusetts State Police
470 Worcester Rd
Framingham, MA 01702


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