NYPD Beehive

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the New York City Police Department of New York City, NY.

It is a clone of this request.

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From: Nathanael King

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:

Records concerning NYPD's beehive in the Bronx. This is a location where bees are taken after being either confiscated or vacuumed out of vans or domiciles where they were infesting. These records may include
-statistics on the number and types of bees brought to the hive. This can also include logs of each time bees were brought to the hive
-upkeep figures
-training documents for the department's bee wrangler. this can also be read to include other documents relating to the bee wrangler position
-records concerning any of the hive's production, i.e. honey, if NYPD makes honey from the hive

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.


Curtis Waltman

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.