Contracts and Policies Regarding IMSI Catchers

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Sangamon County Sheriff's Office of Springfield, IL.
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From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (5 ILCS 140/1 to 11), 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


Dear Curtis Waltman,

Thank you for writing to Sangamon County Sheriff's Office with your request for information pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, 5 ILCS 140/1 et seq.

On 11/02/2016, we received your request for the following information: See attached lengthy request.. Please find our response to your request attached. If it was determined that the response may be blocked by email programs becauseof its size, you may download the response by clicking this link Request Details.


Director Michael E. Walton

Sangamon County Sheriff's Office