Missing Native Americans

Sovereign Bodies Institute filed this request with the North Dakota Highway Patrol of North Dakota.


From: Sovereign Bodies Institute

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the North Dakota Open Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

Basic information on all cases (open and closed) of missing American Indian/Alaska Native persons (including juveniles) within the state, from 2000 through 2019; this basic information can include but is not limited to: person name, age, DOB, incident date, case closure date, county/jurisdiction in which person was reported missing.

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 10 business days.


Sovereign Bodies Institute

From: North Dakota Highway Patrol

This email is to acknowledge receipt of your open records request. Your request has been forwarded to the appropriate division head for handling.

North Dakota Highway Patrol
600 East Boulevard Ave Dept 504
Bismarck, ND 58505-0240
(701) 328-2455
(701) 328-1717 Fax

From: North Dakota Highway Patrol


We are currently in the process of working on this request. We have located several documents and are now reviewing them for redactions. We will work on having these to you by Wednesday June 5th, 2019. If you have any questions please call me or email me directly.

Sergeant Wade Kadrmas
Safety and Education Officer

From: North Dakota Highway Patrol

Make sure you guys are tracking your collection and redaction time separately and we will bill the requestor accordingly. Do you have an estimate of time that it will take so that can be provided to the requestor now?

From: North Dakota Highway Patrol

To Whom it May Concern:

I tired to upload the files to the link you provided and it did not work. I attached a copy of the redacted files matching the information you requested. If this does not work and you need me to upload the files to another location please provide the link to this email address wkadrmas@nd.gov<mailto:wkadrmas@nd.gov>.

If you have any questions please feel free to call. (701) 328-4252

Sergeant Wade Kadrmas
Safety and Education Officer