|Submitted||Oct. 26, 2016|
Under the state public records law, I am a journalist writing to request data from your department as part of a national project on stolen firearms. Can your department please provide the following:
-- The number of guns that were stolen in each 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Your department previously told us that the number of guns stolen during 2015 was 406 and provided us data on the number of guns stolen from cars from 2006 through 2015. This is a followup to those requests as expand the scope of this project.
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. Please make all invoices out to The Trace. The Trace is a nonprofit news organization that is submitting this request through MuckRock's public records request management service.
Thank you for your help with filling this request. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me on my cell phone at (919) 522-6354.
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 26, 2016. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
Attached is the Richmond Police Department's response to your
supplemental Freedom of Information Act request regarding the number of
stolen firearms from 2006 to 2014.
William Kent Shipman
Associate General Counsel
Richmond Police Department
Telephone # (804) 646-4887
Fax # (804) 646-3974
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Thanks so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it.