North Dakota Highway Patrol emails re: protests August 23- September 6 2016

Christopher Schiano filed this request with the North Dakota Highway Patrol of North Dakota.


From: Christopher Thomas

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to North Dakota Constitution, Article XI, Section 6, and the North Dakota Open Records Statute, N.D.C.C. § 44-04-18(1), I hereby request the following records:

Any email sent or received by any employee of the North Dakota Highway Patrol between the dates of August 23, 2016 and September 6, 2016 which contains the words "protest" "protests" "protester" or "protesters."

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 would request your response within ten (10) business days.


Christopher Thomas
Investigative Journalist, Unicorn Riot - an educational 501(c)(3) nonprofit

From: Hummel, Capt. Aaron R.

Mr Thomas,

Please see attached.


To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check for $25.00 to satisfy the fee associated with the attached public records request.

Thank you.

From: Hummel, Capt. Aaron R.

Mr Thomas,

Please refer to the below link to retrieve your request.


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From: Hummel, Capt. Aaron R.

Forgot to add the attachment