Persons detained or arrested by MA National Guard after Boston Marathon bombing

Evan Anderson filed this request with the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security of Massachusetts .
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From: Evan Anderson

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A copy of all records pertaining to individuals detained and/or arrested by the National Guard between April 15, 2013 and April 19, 2013 in relation to the Boston Marathon bombing.

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 fees cannot be waived, 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.


Evan Anderson

From: Cullen, Timothy F (MIL)


In reference to your Freedom Information Act request for "[a] copy of all records pertaining to individuals detained and/or arrested by the National Guard between April 15, 2013 and April 19, 2013 in relation to the Boston Marathon bombing," please be advised that after a review of records internally it has been determined that there are no records that meet this request.

For any further questions concerning this or any other request, please contact MAJ Shannon McLaughlin of the Massachusetts National Guard's Judge Advocate's Office.


Timothy F. Cullen
Legislative Liaison
Massachusetts Military Division
Joint Force Headquarters
2 Randolph Road
Hanscom Air Force Base, MA 01731
339-202-3930 (Office)
339-202-3013 (Fax)
774-275-9387 (Cellular)

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