Law Enforcement Lawsuits (Michigan State Police)

D Smith filed this request with the Michigan State Police of Michigan.

It is a clone of this request.

Tracking # CR-20047133
Due Sept. 14, 2017
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: D Smith

To Whom It May Concern:

Under Michigan's Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"), I with this request the following records:

Copies of all reports, lists, or databases detailing the number and status of lawsuits brought against the Michigan State Police since 2010. Please include in response requests for, or documentation of, funds used to cover settlement agreements, court costs, or other expenses related to lawsuits.

This request should be construed to include any document by any method maintained by the department that lists lawsuits brought against the department from 2010 until present. If a document exists, that contains the requested information for some, but not all of the above mentioned years, please include that/those document(s).

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, the purpose of this request is to promote transparency and is in the public interest, it is not being made for commercial purposes.

If 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 five business days, as the statute requires.


D Smith


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Thank you.

From: Michigan State Police

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.