Contracts and Policies Regarding IMSI Catchers

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Santa Clara County Sheriff of Santa Clara County, CA.
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From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act (California Government Code §§ 6250), 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 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.


Curtis Waltman

From: Johanna Luerra

Mr. Waltman,
We are in receipt of your request for information concerning IMSI catchers. Please take this email as a formal response to your request, the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office does not have possession nor use cell site simulators “stingrays” or “dirtbox”. Therefore, there are no documents or information to provide to you.

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