|Submitted||Sept. 6, 2017|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Oregon Public Records Law, I hereby request the following documents:
The following request has a date range entirely of 1/1/17 to the date this request is processed.
Threat assessments, field reports, and intelligence updates, which have focused on the following groups:
-National Socialist Movement
-the Ku Klux Klan
-Traditionalist Worker Party
-Aryan Brotherhood of Texas
An email search using the following keywords
"Ku Klu Klan"
"National Socialist Movement"
"Aryan Brotherhood of Texas"
"Traditional Worker Party"
As a member of the media I request a fee waiver. My work appears regularly on MuckRock.com and I will link my author's page here as well: https://www.muckrock.com/news/author/chwaltman/. I have freelanced several pieces to Motherboard a subsidiary of VICE Media which can be found at the following link: https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/contributor/curtis-waltman, and I have also written for DeSmogBlog.
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.
Mr. Waltman, the records you've requested are exempt from disclosure under 28 CFR 23.20<https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/28/23.20>(e) and (f), which prohibit criminal intelligence systems such as the Titan Fusion Center from disclosing information except for law enforcement activities.
Assistant Attorney General | General Counsel Division
Oregon Department of Justice
1162 Court Street NE, Salem, OR 97301-4096