Contracts and Policies Regarding IMSI Catchers (Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security of Tennessee.


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.


Curtis Waltman

From: Kyle Turner

Mr. Waltman, please see the attached document with regard to your public records request.


Kyle Turner | Staff Attorney
Commissioner Purkey's Office
Tennessee Tower, 25th Floor
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, Nashville, TN 37243
p. 615-251-5123 c. 615-393-4491<>

From: Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security

The request has been rejected by the agency.