WORDE's Crossroads Program

Waqas Mirza filed this request with the Montgomery County Police Department of Montgomery County, MD.


From: Waqas Mirza

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Maryland's Public Information Act ("PIA"), I hereby request the following records:

Any material related to the World Organization for Resource Development or Education's (WORDE) Crossroads Program.

This may include, but not be restricted to, reports or assessments submitted by WORDE to the Police Department. Any e-mail correspondence between WORDE and the Police Department on the Crossroads Program.

According to the Montgomery County Model, WORDE's Crossroads Program "is uniquely focused on developing evaluation tools to ensure progress in decreasing the risk factors of violent extremism."

More information on the program can be found here: https://www.dhs.gov/sites/default/files/publications/Montgomery%20County%20MD%20Community%20Partnership%20Model-WORDE%20Report.pdf.

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 look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.


Waqas Mirza

From: Starks, Paul


Captain Paul Starks
Public Information Office
Montgomery County Police

From: Waqas Mirza

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on April 23, 2016. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

From: Montgomery County Police Department

The request has been rejected by the agency.