Massachusetts Criminal Defamation Arrests (Quincy Police Department)

Adam Steinbaugh filed this request with the Quincy Police Department of Quincy, MA.
Multi Request Massachusetts Criminal Defamation Arrests


From: Adam Steinbaugh

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

Any police reports generated on or after October 1, 2019, concerning any alleged violation of MA Gen L ch 272 ยง 98C, "libel," or "hatred."

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, 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 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, as the statute requires.


Adam Steinbaugh

From: Muckrock Staff


Please find the request form attached. Thank you for your help with this request.


From: Quincy Police Department

Mr. Steinbaugh,
Please find the attached response to your recent Public Records request dated and received April 25, 2022.

Lieutenant Terence McDonnell

Quincy Police Department

Inspector of Divisions

1 Sea Street

Quincy, MA 02169


617-745-5749 (fax)

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