Documents on Martin Ahmad Couture-Rouleau

Joshua Eaton filed this request with the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.
Tracking # 2015-HQFO-00047
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From: Joshua Eaton

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any and all documents produced on or before Oct. 19, 2014, concerning Martin Ahmad Couture-Rouleau (also known as "Martin Couture-Rouleau," "Martin Rouleau," "Ahmad Couture-Rouleau," and "Ahmad Rouleau"), the Canadian citizen who rammed his car into two Canadian soldiers on Oct. 20, 2014, killing one, as described here: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/who-is-martin-couture-rouleau-1.2807285

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,

Joshua Eaton

From: DHS Privacy Office Disclosure & FOIA Program

Good afternoon,
Attached is our acknowledgment of 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.
Regards,
DHS Privacy Office Disclosure & FOIA Program
STOP 0655
Department of Homeland Security
245 Murray Drive, SW
Washington, DC 20528-0655
Telephone:  1-866-431-0486 or 202-343-1743
Fax:  202-343-4011
Visit our
FOIA website (http://www.dhs.gov/foia)

  • Department of Homeland Security FOIA 2015-HQFO-00047 Acknowledgment

From: Joshua Eaton

To Whom It May Concern:

Thank you for your quick response to my FOIA request. Here are specifics on what I am looking for:

- Any and all emails, memos, case files, or incident reports produced by the Office of the Secretary of Homeland Security, the Office of the Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security, the Office of the Under Secretary for National Protection and Programs, the Office of the Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, or the US-VISIT Program between Jan. 24, 2003 and Oct. 19, 2014 concerning Martin Ahmad Couture-Rouleau (also known as "Martin Couture-Rouleau," "Martin Rouleau," "Ahmad Couture-Rouleau," and "Ahmad Rouleau"), the Canadian citizen who rammed his car into two Canadian soldiers on Oct. 20, 2014, killing one, as described here: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/who-is-martin-couture-rouleau-1.2807285

Is this information sufficient? Thanks, again, for your help!

Sincerely,
Joshua Eaton

From: DHS Privacy Office Disclosure & FOIA Program

Good Afternoon, Attached is our final response to your 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. Regards, DHS Privacy Office Disclosure & FOIA Program
STOP 0655
Department of Homeland Security
245 Murray Drive, SW
Washington, DC 20528-0655
Telephone:  1-866-431-0486 or 202-343-1743
Fax:  202-343-4011
Visit our FOIA website

  • Department of Homeland Security FOIA 2015-HQFO-00047 Final Response

From:

Good Afternoon, Attached is our final response to your 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. Regards, DHS Privacy Office Disclosure & FOIA Program
STOP 0655
Department of Homeland Security
245 Murray Drive, SW
Washington, DC 20528-0655
Telephone:  1-866-431-0486 or 202-343-1743
Fax:  202-343-4011
Visit our FOIA website

  • Department of Homeland Security FOIA 2015-HQFO-00047 Final Response

From: Joshua Eaton

To Whom It May Concern:

I am writing in response to your letter, dated Nov. 10, 2014, administratively closing FOIA request number 2015-HQFO-00047. You asked me to provide the DHS component that I believe created and/or controls the record, the time period during which I believe the record or file was created, and the nature of the record or document.

My amended request, sent on Oct. 28, 2014, requested:

Any and all emails, memos, case files, or incident reports produced by the Office of the Secretary of Homeland Security, the Office of the Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security, the Office of the Under Secretary for National Protection and Programs, the Office of the Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, or the US-VISIT Program between Jan. 24, 2003 and Oct. 19, 2014 concerning Martin Ahmad Couture-Rouleau (also known as "Martin Couture-Rouleau," "Martin Rouleau," "Ahmad Couture-Rouleau," and "Ahmad Rouleau"), the Canadian citizen who rammed his car into two Canadian soldiers on Oct. 20, 2014, killing one, as described here: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/who-is-martin-couture-rouleau-1.2807285

I believe that this request provides all of the information you asked for in your Nov. 10 letter:

- DHS component: I am requesting you to search for records created or controlled by the Office of the Secretary of Homeland Security, the Office of the Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security, the Office of the Under Secretary for National Protection and Programs, the Office of the Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, or the US-VISIT Program.

- Time period: I am requesting records created between Jan. 24, 2003 and Oct. 19, 2014, inclusive.

- Nature of the record: I am requesting emails, memos, case files, or incident reports concerning Martin Ahmad Couture-Rouleau (also known as "Martin Couture-Rouleau," "Martin Rouleau," "Ahmad Couture-Rouleau," and "Ahmad Rouleau"), the Canadian citizen who rammed his car into two Canadian soldiers on Oct. 20, 2014, killing one, as described here: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/who-is-martin-couture-rouleau-1.2807285.

Please let me know whether any specific information is missing from this request that prevents DHS from processing it.

Thank you for your time and help.

Sincerely,
Joshua Eaton

From: FOIA

Good morning,

Please be advised that the FOIA does not require federal agencies to answer inquiries or create records in response to a FOIA request, but rather is limited to requiring agencies to provide access to reasonably described, nonexempt records.

Please provide any information on how the requested information involves the U.S. Department of homeland security.

Regards,

The Privacy Office
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
245 Murray Lane SW
STOP-0655
Washington, D.C. 20528-0655
Phone: 202-343-1743 or 866-431-0486
Fax: 202-343-4011
E-mail: foia@hq.dhs.gov<mailto:foia@hq.dhs.gov>

This communication, along with any attachments, is covered by federal and state law governing electronic communications and may contain confidential and legally privileged information. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution, use or copying of this message is strictly prohibited. If you have received this in error, please reply immediately to the sender and delete this message. Thank you.

From: Joshua Eaton

To Whom It May Concern:

I am writing in response to your letter, dated Dec. 5, 2014, regarding FOIA request number 2015-HQFO-00047. You asked for "any information on how the requested information involves the U.S. Department of homeland security."

I am requesting you to search for records created or controlled by the following DHS components: the Office of the Secretary of Homeland Security, the Office of the Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security, the Office of the Under Secretary for National Protection and Programs, the Office of the Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis, or the US-VISIT Program. These records relate to DHS because I believe them to have been created or to be controlled by DHS components.

Please let me know whether any specific information is missing from this request that prevents DHS from processing it.

Thank you for your time and help.

Sincerely,
Joshua Eaton

From: FOIA

Good evening,

As a follow up to the request below, our last acknowledgement letter stated that you had 30 days from the date of the letter to provide additional information to perfect your request. The last day to submit that information before your request was administratively closed was 12/10/2014. Request 2015-HQFO-00047 is closed, however, you can submit a new request.

Regards,

The Privacy Office
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
245 Murray Lane SW
STOP-0655
Washington, D.C. 20528-0655
Phone: 202-343-1743 or 866-431-0486
Fax: 202-343-4011
E-mail: foia@hq.dhs.gov<mailto:foia@hq.dhs.gov>

This communication, along with any attachments, is covered by federal and state law governing electronic communications and may contain confidential and legally privileged information. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution, use or copying of this message is strictly prohibited. If you have received this in error, please reply immediately to the sender and delete this message. Thank you.

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