|Submitted||April 2, 2015|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
A copy of all data related to citations for marijuana possession on the state and local levels. I am specifically seeking any statistics related to the total number of arrests and/or citations for offenses related to marijuana as well as the ethnicity, age, sex, and other demographic information of the persons arrested and/or cited, if available. The time frame for which I am seeking records is from January 2011 through December 2014.
The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, and is not being made 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 15 business days, as the statute requires.
Attached is all the information the department has regarding your request. The information attached is for data up to 2012. Please submit your request to the SC Law Enforcement Division for data past 2012.
South Carolina Department of Public Safety
10311 Wilson Blvd.
Blythewood, SC 29016
Office (803) 896-7759
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