Memorandum of agreement between secret service and Nantucket police

Jasper Craven filed this request with the U.S. Department of State of the United States of America.
Tracking # 20130861
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Rejected

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From: Jasper Craven

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any documents containing information regarding heightened security presence on Nantucket to protect Secretary of State John Kerry and his family, specifically a memorandum of agreement or a memorandum of understanding between federal and local officials

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,

Jasper Craven

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 July 10, 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: Requests Muckrock

United States Secret Service
United States Secret Service
Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts Branch
245 Murray Drive, Building 410
Washington, D.C. 20223
FOIA Officer/Requester Service Center Contact: Latita Payne

This is a follow up to a previous request:

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request,
copied below, and originally submitted on July 10, 2013. Please let me know
when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is
needed.

Thank you for your help.

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On July 10, 2013:

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any documents containing information regarding heightened security presence
on Nantucket to protect Secretary of State John Kerry and his family,
specifically a memorandum of agreement or a memorandum of understanding
between federal and local officials

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,

Jasper Craven

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

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 6211
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: 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 July 10, 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: Requests Muckrock

September 12, 2013
United States Secret Service
United States Secret Service
Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts Branch
245 Murray Drive, Building 410
Washington, D.C. 20223
FOIA Officer/Requester Service Center Contact: Latita Payne

This is a follow up to a previous request:

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request,
copied below, and originally submitted on July 10, 2013. Please let me know
when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is
needed.

Thank you for your help.

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On Aug. 13, 2013:

United States Secret Service
United States Secret Service
Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts Branch
245 Murray Drive, Building 410
Washington, D.C. 20223
FOIA Officer/Requester Service Center Contact: Latita Payne

This is a follow up to a previous request:

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request,
copied below, and originally submitted on July 10, 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 July 10, 2013:

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any documents containing information regarding heightened security presence
on Nantucket to protect Secretary of State John Kerry and his family,
specifically a memorandum of agreement or a memorandum of understanding
between federal and local officials

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,

Jasper Craven

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

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 6211
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.

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On Aug. 9, 2013:

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request,
copied below, and originally submitted on July 10, 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 July 10, 2013:

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any documents containing information regarding heightened security presence
on Nantucket to protect Secretary of State John Kerry and his family,
specifically a memorandum of agreement or a memorandum of understanding
between federal and local officials

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,

Jasper Craven

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

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 6211
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: FOIA

Please be advised, a final response letter was mailed to you on July 26, 2013. An electronic copy of our response is attached.

Sincerely,

United States Secret Service
FOIA/PA Program

From: Jasper Craven

Hello,

According to the US Secret Service FOIA office, this request was forwarded to the State Department as of August 7, 2013 (see attached letter). Please confirm, and provide a tracking number and estimated date of delivery.

Thank you.

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 July 10, 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 #20130861.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Craven,

Your organization has a substantial number of requests. The Department
of State keeps track of requests by case numbers. In the future when you
request a status on a case please provide the case number in the subject
line of your message and make sure it is the correct case number. This
will not only make it easier to find your case, it will facilitate a
quick answer to your inquiry.

You have provided an incorrect case number. Please provide the correct
case number and we will try to provide the status of your case.

From: Jasper Craven

Hello,

If you refer to the attached letter from the Secret Service, which was sent previously in a 2013-09-17 email, the cited FOIA number is the one the US Secret Service provided when forwarding the request to your attention. Please do open the attached letter and confirm whether this request has, in fact, been forwarded to the attention of the State Department FOIA office.

Thank you.

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Craven,

Please note that the Department of State does not process FOIA requests submitted to other agencies. The Department would not have opened a case if the letter you included with your e-mail had been received. As a result, IPS will take no further action in this matter.

If you wish to make a FOIA request for records in the possession of the Department of State, you may do so by mailing or faxing your request for Department of State records to the following address:

Office of Information Programs and Services
A/GIS/IPS/RL
U.S. Department of State
Washington, DC 20522-8100
Facsimile: 202-261-8579

Please write "Freedom of Information Act" on the envelope or the subject line of your fax. Before you file a request please review our website for detailed instructions: www.foia.state.gov<http://www.foia.state.gov>

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Craven the FOIA request was not attach. Would you please resend with the attached FOIA request so that I can have a search initiated to determine whether it has been received by the Department. Thank you,

From: MuckRock

Request attached.

Thank you.

From: Chris Barnes

Mr. Craven,

This is in regards to your e-mail and the correspondence we received dated August 7, 2013 which was forwarded to the Office of Information Programs and Services (IPS) at the Department of State from the Department of Homeland Security.

Please note that the Department of State does not process FOIA requests submitted to other agencies. As a result, IPS will take no further action in this matter.

If you wish to make a FOIA request for records in the possession of the Department of State, you may do so by mailing or faxing your request for Department of State records to the following address:

Office of Information Programs and Services
A/GIS/IPS/RL
U.S. Department of State
Washington, DC 20522-8100
Facsimile: 202-261-8579

Please write “Freedom of Information Act” on the envelope or the subject line of your fax. Before you file a request please review our website for detailed instructions: www.foia.state.gov


Chris Barnes
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484
foiastatus@state.gov


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