NamUs

Vanessa Nason filed this request with the Department of Justice, Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs of the United States of America.
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From: Vanessa Nason

To Whom It May Concern:

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

–Guidelines and requirements for reporting a missing person to the National Missing and Unidentified Persons Database (NamUs).
–A list of states not required to report missing persons to NamUs.
–Guidelines and requirements for local law enforcement and coroners. This article:https://www.outsideonline.com/2164446/leave-no-trace says that "law-enforcement and coroner participation is voluntary."

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.

Sincerely,

Vanessa Nason

From: Department of Justice, Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs

Dear Sir or Madam,

Thank you for your message to the Office of Justice Programs (OJP). Your e-mail has been forwarded to OJP's Information Clearinghouse, the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS), for response. You should receive a response from an NCJRS Information Specialist within one working day, depending on the complexity of your request.

Sincerely,

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)

From: Department of Justice, Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs

Dear Vanessa,

Thank you for your message to the Office of Justice Programs (OJP).

Information about submitting a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request can be found online at https://www.foia.gov/report-makerequest.html.

Please contact us again if you need further assistance.

Thank you,

Wai
Information Specialist
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
https://www.ncjrs.gov

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