Detroit crime study documents

Michael Morisy filed this request with the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.
Tracking # 2013-HQFO-00753
Est. Completion None
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From: Michael Morisy

To Whom It May Concern:

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

-All documents relating to federal funding to study crime in Detroit

-Any documents mentioning drone use connected with the study

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 MuckRock.com, 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.

Sincerely,

Tom Nash

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Feb. 19, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Feb. 19, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Michael Morisy

Hello,

I am resubmitting the request below, which was originally submitted to the DHS FOIA email inbox on 19 Feb 2013 but which Angela Washington in the DHS FOIA office indicated had not been received. Please acknowledge receipt.

Thank you.

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From Michael Morisy on Feb. 19, 2013:
To Whom It May Concern:

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

-All documents relating to federal funding to study crime in Detroit

-Any documents mentioning drone use connected with the study

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 MuckRock.com, 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.

Sincerely,

Tom Nash

From: Lasko, Linda

Good afternoon,
Attached is our acknowledgment to your DHS FOIA request.  If you need to contact this office again concerning your request, please provide the DHS reference number. This will enable us to quickly retrieve the information you are seeking and reduce our response time. This office can be reached at 866-431-0486.

From: Michael Morisy

Hello,

We have received your acknowledgement letter for FOIA 2013-HQFO-00753, and will look into restricting its scope. Please confirm receipt of this email, as we have been having considerable difficulty communicating with DHS FOIA via email.

Thank you.

From: Michael Morisy

Hello,

This is a test to see whether our emails are going through.

Thank you.

From: Michael Morisy

Hi,

Just testing right now. Thanks for your help!

Michael Morisy

From: FOIA

Please respond back to this email address.

From: Michael Morisy

Thanks. This email came through fine. Did you receive this one?

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Feb. 19, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #2013-HQFO-00753.

Thank you for your help.

From: Requests Muckrock

Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Privacy Office
Director, Disclosure & FOIA
245 Murray Drive SW, Building 410
STOP-655
Washington, D.C. 20528-0655

This is a follow up to request number 2013-HQFO-00753:

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request,
copied below, and originally submitted on Feb. 19, 2013. Please let me know
when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is
needed. You had assigned it reference number #2013-HQFO-00753.

Thank you for your help.

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On June 27, 2013:

Thanks. This email came through fine. Did you receive this one?

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On June 27, 2013:

Please respond back to this email address.

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On June 27, 2013:

Hi,

Just testing right now. Thanks for your help!

Michael Morisy

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On June 20, 2013:

Hello,

This is a test to see whether our emails are going through.

Thank you.

---

On June 18, 2013:

Hello,

We have received your acknowledgement letter for FOIA 2013-HQFO-00753, and
will look into restricting its scope. Please confirm receipt of this email,
as we have been having considerable difficulty communicating with DHS FOIA
via email.

Thank you.

---

On June 18, 2013:

Good afternoon,
Attached is our acknowledgment to your DHS FOIA request. If you need to
contact this office again concerning your request, please provide the DHS
reference number. This will enable us to quickly retrieve the information
you are seeking and reduce our response time. This office can be reached at
866-431-0486.

---

On June 13, 2013:

Hello,

I am resubmitting the request below, which was originally submitted to the
DHS FOIA email inbox on 19 Feb 2013 but which Angela Washington in the DHS
FOIA office indicated had not been received. Please acknowledge receipt.

Thank you.

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From Michael Morisy on Feb. 19, 2013:
To Whom It May Concern:

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

-All documents relating to federal funding to study crime in Detroit

-Any documents mentioning drone use connected with the study

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 MuckRock.com, 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.

Sincerely,

Tom Nash

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On May 15, 2013:

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request,
copied below, and originally submitted on Feb. 19, 2013. Please let me know
when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is
needed.

Thank you for your help.

---

On April 4, 2013:

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request,
copied below, and originally submitted on Feb. 19, 2013. Please let me know
when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is
needed.

Thank you for your help.

---

On Feb. 19, 2013:

To Whom It May Concern:

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

-All documents relating to federal funding to study crime in Detroit

-Any documents mentioning drone use connected with the study

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 MuckRock.com, 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.

Sincerely,

Tom Nash

Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 2884
PO Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205-5819

PLEASE NOTE the new address as well as the fact that improperly addressed
(i.e., with the requester's name rather than MuckRock News) requests might
be returned by the USPS as undeliverable.

From: DHS FOIA, Privacy Office

Good Morning,

The attached response was sent to you on 6/18/13. Since you did not provide additional information to narrow the scope of your request within 30 days, your request was closed. In the response letter, it also states that the records you seek may fall under the scope of the Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice.

If you would like to submit another request that contains additional information that narrows your request, you may do so by submitting it to one of the FOIA Offices within DHS. Contact information for DHS FOIA Offices can be found at the following website: http://www.dhs.gov/foia-contact-information.

Regards,

DHS FOIA,

Privacy Office

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