BJA award to IACP re: social media

Shawn Musgrave filed this request with the Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance of the United States of America.
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From: Shawn Musgrave

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

The application, award letter and all reports submitted by the IACP following award of grant 2006-DG-BX-K004 to the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

This grant supported completion of at least one project by the IACP:

"Social Media Model Policy," 2010 (see

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not 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 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Shawn Musgrave


Mr. Musgrave,

Your request has been received in the Office of the General Counsel for processing pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act.

Thank you


From: Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Feb. 4, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #15-00154.

Thank you for your help.


Mr. Musgrave:

Please see the attached response letter and copies of the responsive documents.

Thank you

Dorothy Lee
Office of Justice Programs