|Submitted||July 8, 2013|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, §10, I hereby request the following records:
Any documents detailing a security presence in public elementary, middle and high schools, including documents regarding police tactics in public schools and records of arrests/citations given to students
I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. 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.
I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.
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 10 business days, as the statute requires.
This Office has received your public records request. Please be advised that
your request is denied. The records you requested include reports of
juveniles and security tactics. Therefore, the reports may be withheld from
public disclosure pursuant to exemption (a) of the public records law. G. L.
c. 4, § 7(26). If you wish to appeal this Office's decision, you may do so
within ninety days by writing to the Supervisor of Public Records, Office of
the Secretary of the Commonwealth, One Ashburton Place, Room 1719, Boston,
Massachusetts, 02108. In your appeal, you should include copies of all
correspondence related to your request.
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Any documents detailing a security presence in public elementary, middle and
high schools, including documents regarding police tactics in public schools
and records of arrests/citations given to students
There are no files associated with this request.