State Police Protest Policies (Massachusetts State Police)

Caitlin Russell filed this request with the Massachusetts State Police of Massachusetts.


From: Caitlin Russell

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 current policies regarding how officers are expected to handle protests

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.


Caitlin Russell

From: Section, MSP Legal (POL)

Dear Ms. Russell,

Please see attached – your request was responded to on 3/3/17.

Your attention to this matter is greatly appreciated.

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

From: Massachusetts State Police

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: Stelmat, Jason (POL)

Ms. Russell,
Attached please find a response to your above reference public records request. A hard copy will follow via U.S. Mail. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me directly.


Jason R. Stelmat | Privacy Officer
Massachusetts State Police | Commonwealth Fusion Center
124 Acton Street, Maynard MA 01754
direct 978-451-3752 | fax 978-451-3707 | main 978-451-3700

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