Contracts and Policies Regarding IMSI Catchers

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension of Minnesota.


From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Minnesota Data Practices Act, I hereby request the following documents:

Documents concerning IMSI catchers or any of the following words: "Stingray", "cell site simulator", or "dirtbox". including:
-Contracts with the Harris Corporation regarding the acquisition of their Stingray or KingFish IMSI catchers
-Department policies and procedure regarding the use of IMSI catcher technology
-policies and procedures on the keeping of statistics about the Department's use and acquisition of IMSI catchers

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

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 would request your response within ten (10) business days.


Curtis Waltman

From: Oliveira, Jill (DPS)


From: Oliveira, Jill (DPS)

Hi Curtis, we don't need any additional information at this time. Your request is the queue to be processed. We will let you know when it is ready to go.

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From: Oliveira, Jill (DPS)

Good morning Curtis - your request remains in queue while those requests that came in before yours are processed. We will let you know as soon as it is ready.

From: Oliveira, Jill (DPS)

Attached are three pdfs which contain the data responsive to this request.