Contracts and Policies Regarding IMSI Catchers (Rochester Police Department)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Rochester Police Department of Rochester, NY.


From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:

Documents concerning IMSI catchers or any of the following words: "Stingray", "cell site simulator", or "dirtbox". including:
-Contracts with the Harris Corporation regarding the acquisition of their Stingray or KingFish IMSI catchers
-Department policies and procedure regarding the use of IMSI catcher technology
-policies and procedures on the keeping of statistics about the Department's use and acquisition of IMSI catchers

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 look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Curtis Waltman

From: Bellucci, Amalia

Dear Mr. Waltman:

Your records access request, summarized below, has been received and logged in for response. Additional time is needed to complete this request; however, we expect to have a response or an update by Thursday, December 8, 2016.

Amalia Bellucci
Communications Aide
Bureau of Communications
30 Church Street, Room 202A
Rochester, NY 14614
585-428-6171 or 585-428-7135
585-428-8841 (fax)

>>>> REFERENCE# 60840 (Date Received 11/7/2016) <<<<
REQUESTOR: Curtis Waltman
ADDRESS: 411A Highland Avenue
REQUEST DESCRIPTION: contracts with Harris Corporation for Stingray or KingFish IMSI, policies and procedures for IMSI catcher technology and for keeping stats on same

From: Bellucci, Amalia

Please see email below and attached records.