MSP firearm discharge reports re: June 19 shooting

Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the Massachusetts State Police of Massachusetts.


From: Shawn Musgrave

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All firearm discharge and use of force reports for the shooting on Friday, June 19, 2015 along the Esplanade and Silber Road footbridge over Storrow Drive.

Per General Orders UF-01 (see and UOF-02 (see, each firearm discharge requires the following:

UOF-3 report
SP 376
Administrative Review of the final report issued by the SPDU/District Attorney's investigation

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 calendar days, as the statute requires.


Shawn Musgrave

From: Section, MSP Legal (POL)

The legal section of the Massachusetts State Police is in receipt of your request. It will be forwarded to one of our staff counsel, who will contact you regarding the specifics of your request.

Your attention to this matter is greatly appreciated.

Massachusetts State Police Legal Section
General Headquarters
470 Worcester Road
Framingham, MA 01702


From: MSP Legal Section (POL)

Mr. Musgrave:

Attached you will find the Department’s response to your recent records request. You will only be receiving the attached via email. Your attention to this matter is appreciated. Thank you.

Office of the Chief Legal Counsel
Massachusetts State Police
470 Worcester Road
Framingham, MA 01702