|Submitted||Jan. 25, 2017|
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To Whom It May Concern:
This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:
I would like a copy of any and all requests from local or state law enforcement agencies wishing to hold a FLETC course in their own jurisdiction, or near their own jurisdiction. This can be in the form of any written communications, including email. The date range I would like searched for is 1/1/12 to the date this request is processed.
I would also like any breakdowns, intra-agency reports, summaries, or logs of the law enforcement agencies that have used FLETC to train officers from 1/1/12 to the date this request is processed on. I do not need reports from each department, I am only looking for compilations of the departments that have used FLETC to train officers.
The following is a list of courses I would like specifically searched for, to limit my search:
-Active Shooter Threat Training Program
-Advanced Instruction for Marksmanship
-All Terrain Vehicle Training Program
-Advanced Pistol Training Program
-Continuing Legal Education Training Program-Uniformed Police
-Covert Electronic Tracking Program
-Internet Investigations Training Program
-Introduction to Digital Evidence Analysis
-Mobile Device Investigations Program
-Use of Force Instructor Training Program
-Land Transportation Antiterrorism Training Program
As a member of the news media working for MuckRock News I request that a fee waiver for my request be granted. My work has been published by national outlets. My work for Motherboard can be viewed at the following link: http://motherboard.vice.com/author/cwaltman
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 20 business days, as the statute requires.
In your FOIA request below, specifically the second portion of the request, I am asking that you clarify which law enforcement agencies you are seeking information. Are you looking for federal, state and local agencies or just state and local?
"I would also like any breakdowns, intra-agency reports, summaries, or logs of the law enforcement agencies that have used FLETC to train officers from 1/1/12 to the date this request is processed on. I do not need reports from each department, I am only looking for compilations of the departments that have used FLETC to train officers".
Information Management Officer (FOIA/Privacy)
Chief Information Officer Directorate
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers
(912) 267-3103 (o)
(912) 267-3113 (f)
WARNING: This document is FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY (FOUO). It contains information that may be exempt from public release under the Freedom of Information Act (5.U.S.C. 552). It is to be controlled, stored, handled, transmitted, distributed, and disposed of in accordance with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) policy relating to FOUO information and is not to be released to the public or other personnel who do not have need-to-know without prior approval of an authorized DHS official.
Only state and local, I am not interested in federal. Thank you for your work on my request! Have a great night.
Dear Mr. Waltman:
Please see attached final response letter to your FOIA request along with responsive records totaling 291 pages.
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC)
Chief Information Officer Directorate
IT Business Management Division
Building 681, Room B-182
Glynco, GA 31524
Phone: (912) 261-4512
Fax: (912) 267-3113