Correspondence with US Attorney's Office re: Ramarley Graham case

Jay Cassano filed this request with the Office of the Mayor of New York City, NY.
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From: Jay Cassano

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:

All records of communication between the Office of the Mayor and the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York pertaining to the Ramarley Graham case and/or mentioning NYPD officer Richard Haste. I am requesting all such records for dates between February 2, 2012 and March 1, 2016.

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

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press, and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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.

Sincerely,

Jay Cassano

From: e-FOIL

Request ID: 2016-0083
Dear Jay Cassamo:
This email is to acknowledge receipt of your request pursuant to the Freedom of Information Law received on 3/2/2016 10:10AM, for the following records:
"All records of communication between the Office of the Mayor and the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York pertaining to the Ramarley Graham case and/or mentioning NYPD officer Richard Haste. I am requesting all such records for dates between February 2, 2012 and March 1, 2016."
Please note that although the Mayor’s Office receives a significant volume of FOIL requests, the Mayor’s Office strives to respond to all FOIL requests in a timely manner in the order in which they are received. Upon receiving a FOIL request, the Mayor’s Office endeavors to identify records responsive to your request by performing a search of potential custodians. If your request does not seek records within a specified date range, the Mayor's Office will search for records from the current calendar year. The time required to perform this search typically depends on the breadth of records requested. If records are identified that are potentially responsive, the Mayor’s Office must review those records to determine if any are not subject to disclosure under FOIL. For more information about what records are and are not subject to disclosure under FOIL, please see:
http://www.dos.ny.gov/coog/foil2.html (http://www.dos.ny.gov/coog/foil2.html)
We are currently investigating your request. We will provide an estimate of when we will be able to make a determination once we assess the scope of the request. Please make a note that to check the status of your request in the future, it has been assigned tracking number 2016-0083.
Sincerely,
Kiren Gopal
Special Advisor to the Counsel
Records Access Officer

From: e-FOIL

Dear Mr./Ms. Cassamo,
This email is to update you on your FOIL request submitted on 03/02/2016 for:
“All records of communication between the Office of the Mayor and the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York pertaining to the Ramarley Graham case and/or mentioning NYPD officer Richard Haste. I am requesting all such records for dates between February 2, 2012 and March 1, 2016."
We have reviewed your request and estimate that we will be able to provide a determination on or before 05/13/2016.
Please note that although the Mayor’s Office receives a significant volume of FOIL requests, the Mayor’s Office strives to respond to all FOIL requests in a timely manner in the order in which they are received and we thank you for your patience.
Sincerely,
The Office of the Mayor

From: Jay Cassano

Hello,

Given that the determination will not be made for another two months, please update the dates of this request to "from February 2, 2012 to present."

Thank you,
Jay Cassano

From: e-FOIL

Dear Mr./Ms. Cassamo,
This email is to update you on your FOIL request submitted on 03/02/2016 for:
“All records of communication between the Office of the Mayor and the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York pertaining to the Ramarley Graham case and/or mentioning NYPD officer Richard Haste. I am requesting all such records for dates between February 2, 2012 and March 1, 2016."
Due to the volume of requests that we have received, we now estimate that we will be able to provide a determination on or before 07/01/2016.
Please note that although the Mayor’s Office receives a significant volume of FOIL requests, the Mayor’s Office strives to respond to all FOIL requests in a timely manner in the order in which they are received and we thank you for your patience.
Sincerely,
The Office of the Mayor

From: e-FOIL

Dear Mr./Ms. Cassamo,
This email is to update you on your FOIL request submitted on 03/02/2016 for:
“All records of communication between the Office of the Mayor and the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York pertaining to the Ramarley Graham case and/or mentioning NYPD officer Richard Haste. I am requesting all such records for dates between February 2, 2012 and March 1, 2016."
Due to the volume of requests that we have received, we now estimate that we will be able to provide a determination on or before 09/16/2016.
Please note that although the Mayor’s Office receives a significant volume of FOIL requests, the Mayor’s Office strives to respond to all FOIL requests in a timely manner in the order in which they are received and we thank you for your patience.
Sincerely,
The Office of the Mayor

From: e-FOIL

Dear Mr./Ms. Cassamo,
This email is to update you on your FOIL request submitted on 03/02/2016 for:
“All records of communication between the Office of the Mayor and the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York pertaining to the Ramarley Graham case and/or mentioning NYPD officer Richard Haste. I am requesting all such records for dates between February 2, 2012 and March 1, 2016."
Due to the volume of requests that we have received, we now estimate that we will be able to provide a determination on or before 02/24/2017.
Please note that although the Mayor’s Office receives a significant volume of FOIL requests, the Mayor’s Office strives to respond to all FOIL requests in a timely manner in the order in which they are received and we thank you for your patience.
Sincerely,
The Office of the Mayor

From: e-FOIL

Dear Mr./Ms. Cassamo,
This is in response to your Freedom of Information Law request dated 03/02/2016, for:
“All records of communication between the Office of the Mayor and the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York pertaining to the Ramarley Graham case and/or mentioning NYPD officer Richard Haste. I am requesting all such records for dates between February 2, 2012 and March 1, 2016."
After conducting a search, we have not identified any records responsive to your request.
You may appeal this determination in writing within thirty days by addressing such an appeal to Henry Berger, Records Appeals Officer -- HBerger@cityhall.nyc.gov.
Sincerely,
The Office of the Mayor

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