Lee Brewster (New York City Police Department)

Mackenzie Farkus filed this request with the New York City Police Department of New York City, NY.
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Multi Request Lee Brewster
Est. Completion June 10, 2019
No Responsive Documents


From: Mackenzie Farkus

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York Freedom of Information Law, I hereby request the following records:

Any files related to Lee Brewster, founder of the Queen's Liberation Army and the owner of Lee's Mardi Gras Boutique in New York City, who died in 2000 (https://www.nytimes.com/2000/05/24/nyregion/lee-brewster-57-style-guru-for-world-s-cross-dressers.html).

I am a career journalist with work that has appeared in various publications. I am willing to pay any reasonable expenses associated with this request, however, as the purpose of the requested disclosure is in full conformity with the statutory requirements for a waiver of fees, I formally request such a waiver.

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.


Mackenzie Farkus

From: New York City Police Department

The New York City Police Department (NYPD) has acknowledged your FOIL request FOIL-2019-056-01318. You can expect a response on or about Monday, June 10, 2019.

Additional Information:
Your request has been assigned to Detective Halk (646-610-6430)

Please visit FOIL-2019-056-01318 to view additional information and take any necessary action.

From: New York City Police Department

The New York City Police Department (NYPD) has closed your FOIL request FOIL-2019-056-01318 for the following reasons: (https://a860-openrecords.nyc.gov/request/view/FOIL-2019-056-01318) In regard to the document(s) which you requested, this unit is unable to locate records responsive to your request based on the information you provided. Your request under the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) is being closed because this agency does not have the records requested. You should direct your request to a different agency.
* NYC Department of Records and Information Services: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/records/index.page

You may appeal the decision to deny access to material that was redacted in part or withheld in entirety by contacting the agency's FOIL Appeals Officer: foilappeals@nypd.org within 30 days. (mailto:foilappeals@nypd.org?subject=FOIL-2019-056-01318%20-%20Appeal)


There are no files associated with this request.