FOIA - DHS - Protester "Baseball Cards"

J Ader filed this request with the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.
Due Aug. 21, 2020
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: J Ader

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

A copy of the template used for crafting "baseball cards" of protesters arrested near federal facilities in Portland, OR (anytime from July 4th, 2020 to July 26th, 2020). Please see this now-public internal DHS email for more details: (archived links: , )

Please note the records being sought with my request are not the completed "baseball cards" of arrested individuals, (which I understand would include personal information exempt from disclosure) but rather the original template for these "baseball cards" with all fields/line-items empty.

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.


J Ader

From: Department of Homeland Security

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
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From: Department of Homeland Security

Good afternoon,

Please see attached the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request received at the DHS FOIA Office. Upon review of the request, I have determined that, if such records exist, they would be under your purview. Therefore, I am forwarding this request to your office for action. Please respond directly to the requester.


The Privacy Office
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
245 Murray Lane SW
Washington, D.C. 20528-0655
Phone: 202-343-1743 or 866-431-0486
Fax: 202-343-4011

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