|Submitted||March 22, 2017|
|Due||Aug. 29, 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:
All records regarding or pertaining to DONALD OMODT, also known as DON OMODT, also known as DONALD J. OMODT.
Donald Omodt served as Hennepin County Sheriff (Minnesota), and worked as a Special Agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), as an Assistant County Attorney at the Hennepin County Attorney's Office, and served as a member of the U.S. Army. He was past president of the National Sheriffs' Association.
Donald Omodt is deceased. His death was reported by law enforcement, the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office, which can be reviewed at the URLs https://twitter.com/HennepinSheriff/status/843123497677324288 or https://www.facebook.com/hennepinsheriff/posts/10155185448437783 and in the media, which can be reviewed at the URLs http://www.startribune.com/don-omodt-longest-serving-sheriff-in-hennepin-county-dies/416514103/ and http://www.fox9.com/news/242459339-story
I am a journalist and the requested documents will be used for news-gathering and reporting purposes, 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.
A fix is required to perfect the request.
Could you please update me regarding this request? You seem to have thought the subject was not deceased, but you will see in the original request the subject is deceased and documentation was provided. I would appreciate your prompt response, as this request has been outstanding for nearly five months.
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on March 22, 2017. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #1369961-000.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.