Contracts and Policies Regarding IMSI Catchers (Tennessee Bureau of Investigation)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation of Tennessee.
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From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Tennessee's Public Records Act, 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 7 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Curtis Waltman

From: TBI Media

Mr. Waltman:

Our office is in receipt of your October 31, 2016 request, which I've pasted below. Please complete and return our request form and we will be happy to process your request accordingly.

http://tn.gov/assets/entities/tbi/attachments/Open_Records_Request.pdf

Also, it appears we received two identical requests, with two different response emails. Could you please clarify if, in fact, this is one request for this information? I'll soon send a message to the second address for your records.

Regards,
Josh DeVine
Public Information Officer
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

PS - Please direct future correspondence to TBI.Media@tn.gov<mailto:TBI.Media@tn.gov>. Our agency's Public Information Office is responsible for handling all records requests of this nature.

October 31, 2016
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation
Headquarters, Public Information Office
901 R.S. Gass Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37216

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Tennessee's Public Records Act, 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 7 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Curtis Waltman

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