SFO Security Footage of Morrissey

J.K. Trotter filed this request with the City and County of San Francisco Airport Commission of San Francisco, CA.


From: J.K. Trotter

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California's Sunshine Amendment (Cal. Const. Art. I, § 3(b)), I hereby request the following records:

A copy of the video taken by a closed-circuit security camera at San Francisco International Airport depicting an airport security officer conducting a screening on a person named Steven Patrick Morrissey (a.k.a. “Morrissey).

The requested video was recently described as “closed circuit TV footage” in the magazine Rolling Stone:


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 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 calendar days, as the statute requires.


J.K. Trotter

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on July 30, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Jean Caramatti (AIR)

Your email was forward on to the appropriate department. I will check on the status for you.

Jean Caramatti
Airport Commission Secretary
San Francisco International Airport
P.O. Box 8097
San Francisco, CA 94128

From: Doug Yakel (AIR)

Hello J.K.:

I am responding to your July 30 and August 14, 2015 e-mail requests made to Jean Caramatti at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). SFO is in receipt of your request for security video records and I apologize for our delayed response. At this time, SFO is unable to release any responsive records, as this information is part of an active and ongoing investigation by the US Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration (TSA). We recommend you make your request for records directly to the TSA’s Public Information Officer at:



Doug Yakel SFO
Public Information Officer | Communications & Marketing
San Francisco International Airport | P.O. Box 8097 | San Francisco 94128
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