|Dec. 21, 2020
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
Please provide a copy of all FBI manuals, including policy & procedural manuals, or training manuals, that use the term "Non Investigative Subject," within the text of the manual. There may be various spellings for this term. One example of these manuals would be the manual titled, "FBI Nominations and VGTOF Training," No. NCIC-VGTOF-8346. The time period covering this request is January 1999 - November 2020.
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.
There are eFOIA files available for you to download.
I am appealing the response provided by the FBI, regarding their policy, procedure, and/or training manuals, which contain the term, "Non Investigative Subject."
1) This term can be found in the FBI manual: "FBI Nominations and VGTOF Training," No. NCIC-VGTOF-8346. Why did the FBI fail to provide a copy?
2) In approximately 2008, the ACLU filed a lawsuit over FOIA requests, regarding the Terrorist Watchlist. Numerous documents were found to contain this term, rendering it is obvious, the FBI is contradicting its own prior releases.
3) The Inspector General's office has referenced documents containing this term.
4) This FOIA request is specific to the term, "Non Investigative Subject," and its various spellings.
The Office of Information Policy has received your FOIA Appeal. Please see the attached acknowledgment letter.
The Office of Information Policy has made its final determination on your FOIA Appeal Number A-2021-01323 . A copy of this determination is enclosed for your review, along with any enclosures, if applicable. Thank you.