FOIA Paul Abrams Investigation

Ken Whittle filed this request with the New York City Police Department of New York City, NY.
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From: Kenneth Whittle

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:

Any and all records relating to the investigation of and arrest of call service operator Paul Abrams by the New York City Police Department, between the years of 1976 - 1980.

Link to New York Senate Select Committee on Crime Hearing in 1982. Details how detective Dale Smith, who worked as an investigator for the New York Senate Select Committee on Crime, helped the New York City Police Department in their arrest of juvenile call service operator Dale Smith between 1977-1978. (Pages 44 - 46):

Paul Abrams would later plead guilty, and receive probation.

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.


Kenneth Whittle

From: New York City Police Department

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: New York City Police Department

The request has been rejected by the agency.