|Submitted||June 9, 2014|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Rhode Island Access to Public Records Act ("APRA"), I hereby request the following records:
All arrest records, including narrative, for the past 24 hours from the time this request is received.
I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.
In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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.
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 9, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.
Thank you for your help.
This request has not been acknowledged since being submitted by fax on June 9. Please confirm receipt and advise as to its status.
I distinctly remember processing your request and forwarding the results
to you well within 10 days of your fax. We had only one arrest in
that 24-hour window you requested. Unfortunately, I am away from the
office at this time so I am unable to verify it at this time. I will
certainly look into it when I get back and resend the
Thank you for your prompt response. I do not have a record of receiving that response from you in June by either fax or by email. If you send again, I'd be happy to credit the response as the date you first sent it.
I stopped by my station and downloaded
the attached PDF that I had prepared back on June 9th, the day of your
original request. I'm not sure what happened with the e-mail
transmission back then, but here it is as requested.