Police Women undergo Cavity Searches (New Hampshire State Police)

Cynthia Fernandez filed this request with the New Hampshire State Police of New Hampshire.
Due Aug. 17, 2017
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Cynthia Fernandez

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New Hampshire "Access to Government Records and Meetings" Statute (RSA Ch. 91-A), I hereby request the following records:

Any and all documents, policies, memos, and complaints concerning female police officers and job-mandated gynecological examinations prior or post-hire.

This is an issue that has been widely reported on: https://broadly.vice.com/en_us/article/a3eb55/female-recruits-ffirorced-to-undergo-vaginal-exams-by-nebraska-state-patrol-lawsuit-claims

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Cynthia Fernandez

From: Marasco, John

Good Afternoon,

Your request regarding "Any and all documents, policies, memos, and complaints concerning female police officers and job-mandated gynecological examination prior or post-hire" has been received and is actively being addressed. In order to ensure that we fully exhaust all potential source information, a 30-day extension is being sought, as we are awaiting further information regarding the inquiry. If you should have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me at any time at the below number/e-mail.

All the best,

Captain Marasco

John Marasco
NH Office of Highway Safety
NH State Police Headquarters
33 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03305
Phone: (603)223-8800

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