Detention and deportation officer training materials

Josh Israel filed this request with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement of the United States of America.
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From: Josh Israel

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All guides, instruction manuals, and handbooks related to Everything DiSC Management® Profile and Marshall Goldsmith Coaching Model, which are being utilized as training materials by Supervisory Detention and Deportation Officers.

I would like to receive the information in the following format: electronic.

As a representative of the news media I am only required to pay for the direct cost of duplication after the first 100 pages. Through this request, I am gathering information on the practices federal officers use when detaining undocumented immigrants. This information is being sought on behalf of (an online news service) for dissemination to the general public.

Please provide expedited processing of this request which concerns a matter of urgency. As a journalist, I am primarily engaged in disseminating information. The public has an urgent need for information because it could provide transparency to the practices of immigration officers, which have been at times criticized for utilizing cruel techniques when detaining undocumented immigrants.

Please waive any applicable fees. 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.


Danielle McLean
Investigative Reporter
202- 741- 6247

From: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

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From: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Good morning,
In regards to status request pertaining to request number 2018-ICFO-59007, I show that it was closed as of 11/19/18 due to no responsive records located. A letter was sent on that day to email address<>. We do appreciate your patience and apologize for the inconvenience.