Firearm Policies, Procedures & Guidelines (Office of the Attorney General - Ohio)

Caroline Curtis filed this request with the Office of the Attorney General - Ohio of Ohio.
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From: Caroline Curtis

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any and all policies, procedures, directives, memorandums, and any other guiding materials regarding matters pertaining to firearm acquisition, licensure, use, and transfer, including, but not limited to, the following:
• policies and procedures on the issuance of firearms permits and licenses. (Please note that this point is not a request for the identities of individual permit or license holders, but, rather, is a request for governmental policies and parameters regarding the process and regulations by which one may obtain either a permit or a license. If separate strictures exist for each, provision of both would be greatly appreciated.)
• policies and procedures on the revocation of firearms permits and licenses.
• any and all available policies and procedures regarding local firearms policies. Please provide all such materials that alter or supplement departmental procedures.
• policies and procedures regarding the sale and purchase of firearms. Please include all materials regarding the appropriate qualifications for the sale or purchase of firearms. Please include materials for particular venues, if available, including but not limited to the sale and purchase of firearms at gun shows.
• policies and procedures regarding the transfer, either out-of-state or between individuals, of firearms.
Please include all available segregable data.
Please also provide all available data, statistics, or reports regarding matters pertaining to gun acquisition, licensure, use, and transfer, including, but not limited to, the following:
• the issuance of firearms permits and licenses.
• the revocation of firearms permits and licenses.
• incidents involving the use of a firearm.
• the sale and purchase of firearms.
• the transfer, either out-of-state or between individuals, of firearms.
If various policies or reports exist dependent on the type of firearm, provision of all applicable materials would be greatly appreciated. Should they be voluminous, provision of materials on rolling basis would be greatly appreciated.
Should your agency believe that any additional policies, procedures, reports or other analysis pertaining to firearm acquisition, licensure, use, transfer, deaths, incidents, or any related issues may reside with another agency or agencies, indication of such agencies would be greatly appreciated.
Please notify us if further clarification is necessary.

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.

Sincerely,

Caroline Curtis

From: Chelsea L Bell

Hello, Ms. Curtis,

I am writing to let you know that our office has received the public records request you submitted via fax on June 17, 2016. I have attached a copy of the request for your reference.

Please be advised that your request has been forwarded to the appropriate staff within our office to identify any potentially responsive records and to perform any necessary legal review. We will provide you with copies of any responsive public records within a reasonable amount of time.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this request, please feel free to contact the Public Records Unit at 614-466-2872.

Thank you,
Chelsea

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Chelsea L. Bell
Paralegal - Constitutional Offices Section
Office of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine
Section number: 614-466-2872
Direct number: 614-466-8486
Fax number: 866-826-3905
Chelsea.Bell@ohioattorneygeneral.gov<mailto:Chelsea.Bell@ohioattorneygeneral.gov>

From: Chelsea L Bell

Ms. Curtis,

Attached please find a response letter and responsive documents from our office concerning your June 17, 2016 public records request.

Thank you,
Chelsea

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Chelsea L. Bell
Paralegal - Constitutional Offices Section
Office of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine
Section number: 614-466-2872
Direct number: 614-466-8486
Fax number: 866-826-3905
Chelsea.Bell@ohioattorneygeneral.gov<mailto:Chelsea.Bell@ohioattorneygeneral.gov>

From: Caroline Curtis

Hi,

Thanks so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it.

Sincerely,
Caroline Curtis

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