Raymond Allen Davis (Department of State)

Jason Smathers filed this request with the U.S. Department of State of the United States of America.
Tracking # U-16-FAC-2A1
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From: Jason Smathers

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All records concerning the January 27 2011 shooting of two Pakistani civilians in Lahore, Pakistan by Raymond Allen Davis, an American embassy employee who was working with the CIA.

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,

Jason Smathers

From: Department of State

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

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 Jan. 27, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F-2014-01502.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Request

Your query has been forwarded to the FOIA Requester Status mailbox for reply.

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 Jan. 27, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F-2014-01502.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Jason Smathers,

Thank you for inquiring on case number F-2014-01502. The information has been forwarded to the case officer that is working on your case. Once the information comes available I will e-mail you with any new up-dates pertaining to the status of your request and the ECD.
Regards,
Katrina Wood
FOIA Requester Service Center

From: Tyler, Eva O

The estimated completion date is October 2015.

This email is UNCLASSIFIED.

This email is UNCLASSIFIED.

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 Jan. 27, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F-2014-01502.

Thank you for your help.

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 Jan. 27, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F-2014-01502.

Thank you for your help.

From: Tyler, Eva O

I have forwarded your inquiry to FOIA Status for action.

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Smathers,

The Department's electronic case notes indicate the case is still open. The searches are still pending. Each case is different and the processing time depends on the complexity of information requested, the location of the information, and the time it takes to review the records.

The estimated completion date (ECD) for this case is: October 2015

- ECDs are subject to change.
- ECDs are "strictly" estimates and not intended to be used as "actual" dates of completions, due to various extenuating factors, which may or may not include coordination with other Agencies during the process (referrals, concurrences, etc.).
Interim release dates are provided, as applicable

I hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8582 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov

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

In accordance with Executive Order 12958, this message is UNCLASSIFIED

This email is UNCLASSIFIED.

From: Department of State

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

From: Department of State

A first set of responsive documents from the agency, with more to be sent at a specified date.

From: Department of State

The request has been forwarded from one agency to another agency or department for further review or follow up.

From: Department of State

The request has been forwarded from one agency to another agency or department for further review or follow up.

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 Jan. 27, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F-2014-01502.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Jason Smathers–At this time the estimated completion date is still October 30, 2015.
Regards,
Katrina
FOIA Requester Service Center

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 Jan. 27, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F-2014-01502.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Jason Smathers–At this time the estimated completion date is still October 30, 2015.
Regards,

Katrina
FOIA Requester Service Center

From: Department of State

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

From: Department of State

A first set of responsive documents from the agency, with more to be sent at a specified date.

From: Department of State

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Smathers,

We have contacted the Case Analyst and requested a new estimated completion date for your case. The Analyst will contact the bureaus doing the searches and the individuals reviewing the material. This will take some time because each case is different. The search and review time varies. The time depends on the complexity of information requested and the time it takes to review the material.

I hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8582 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov

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

In accordance with Executive Order 13526, this message is UNCLASSIFIED

From: FOIA Status

Dear Mr. Jason Smathers,

The Department's electronic case notes indicate the case is still open. The searches to: Case: F-2014-01502 are still pending. Each case is different and the processing time depends on the complexity of information requested, the location of the information, and the time it takes to review the records. The appropriate office has been informed of your continued interests and concerns.

I hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or have any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8579 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>
Regards,

Suzanne B Gardner
Government Information Specialist
Office of Information Programs and Services
Advocacy and Oversight

This email is UNCLASSIFIED.

From: FOIA Status

Jason Smathers:

This is in reference to your email December 23, 2015, regarding your request. The Department's electronic case notes indicate the case is still open. The searches are still pending. Each case is different and the processing time depends on the complexity of information requested, the location of the information, and the time it takes to review the records.

Have you received the bulk of the documents that you have requested?

The estimated completion date for this case is: May 2016.

- ECDs are subject to change.

- ECDs are "strictly" Interim release dates are provided, as applicable

I hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8579 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>

Suzanne B Gardner
Government Information Specialist
Office of Information Programs and Services
Advocacy and Oversight

This email is UNCLASSIFIED.

From: FOIA Status

Dear Jason Smathers,

This is in reference to your e-mail dated February 8, 2016, inquiring about the status of your Freedom of Information Act request. According to the information in your case file, you were recently provided with an estimated completion date of May 2016. Our office was recently informed that you may have already received some information responsive to your request. It has been noted that several offices have assisted in compiling information in response to your request. Can you confirm the documents and/or information that you have already received from the Department of State. This information will assist the Department in completing the processing of your request.

We appreciate your assistance in this matter.

If you have any questions regarding the status of your request, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) on 202-261-8484 and refer to your case control number.

Sincerely,

Charlotte W. Duckett
U.S. Department of State

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Smathers–At this time the estimated completion date is still May/ 2016.
Regards,
Katrina
FOIA Requester Service Center

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Smathers,

At this time the estimated completion date is still May 2016.

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

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Smathers,

At this time the estimated completion date is May 31, 2016.
Sincerely,
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484
foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>

From: FOIA Status

Dear Mr. Smathers

This is in reference to your e-mail dated June 13 below. I have contacted the analyst and requested a status update for your case. I will provide the information once it is available.

Your continued patience is appreciated. If you have any questions, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) on 202-261-8484 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov> and refer to your case control number F-2014-01502.

Sincerely,

Monica Tillery
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center

From: FOIA Status

Dear Mr. Smathers,

This is in reference to your e-mail dated June 13 below inquiring about the status of your Freedom of Information request F-2014-01502. The search for documents responsive to your request is still ongoing.

The new estimated completion date (ECD) for your case is October 2016. ECDs are subject to change and are "strictly" estimates and not intended to be used as "actual" dates of completion, due to various extenuating factors, which are beyond the control of the Branch, which may or may not include coordination with other agencies during the process (referrals, concurrences, etc.). Interim release dates are provided, as applicable. Each case is different and the processing time depends on the complexity of information requested, the location of the information, and the time it takes to review the records.

I hope this information is helpful. If you have any further questions regarding the status of your case, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) on 202-261-8484 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov> and refer to your case control number.

Sincerely,

Monica Tillery
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center

From: U.S. Department of State

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

From: U.S. Department of State

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: U.S. Department of State

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Smathers,

The correct case number is: F-2014-01502

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 correct case number in the subject line of your message. This will not only make it easier to find your case, it will facilitate a quick answer to your inquiry.

We have contacted the Case Analyst and requested a new estimated completion date for your case. The Analyst will contact the bureaus doing the searches and the individuals reviewing the material. This will take some time because each case is different. The search and review time varies. The time depends on the complexity of information requested and the time it takes to review the material.

We hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8582 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov

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

In accordance with Executive Order 13526, this message is UNCLASSIFIED

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Smathers,

The correct case number for this request is: F-2014-01502

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 correct case number in the subject line of your message. This will not only make it easier to find your case, it will facilitate a quick answer to your inquiry.
The Department's electronic case notes indicate the case is still open. I have contacted the case manager assigned to your case and requested an estimated completion date and status update. Once the information becomes available, you will be contacted with further detail.

I hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8579 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>.

Sincerely,

Jasmin Berhane
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484
foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>

From: FOIA Status

Dear Mr. Smathers,

This is a follow-up to your email below concerning case control F-2014-01502.

The Department's electronic case notes indicate the case is still open. The searches are still pending. Each case is different and the processing time depends on the complexity of information requested, the location of the information, and the time it takes to review the records.

The estimated completion date (ECD) for this case is January 29, 2017.

ECDs are subject to change and are "strictly" estimates and not intended to be used as "actual" dates of completion, due to various extenuating factors, which are beyond the control of the Branch, which may or may not include coordination with other Agencies during the process (referrals, concurrences, etc.). Interim release dates are provided, as applicable.

We appreciate your continued patience. I hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8579 or send an email to foiastatus@state.gov<mailto:foiastatus@state.gov>.

S. Floyd
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484

From: USSOCOM FOIA

Dear Mr. Smathers,

This is in response to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request you submitted to the Department of State, which was forwarded to U.S. Central Command and subsequently referred to U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). Your request was assigned USSOCOM FOIA 2015-113.

The final response letter, a copy of your original FOIA request for USSOCOM FOIA 2015-113 and one responsive document are being sent to you electronically. In order to protect personally identifiable information, they will be sent to you via AMRDEC SAFE. You will receive a separate email containing an individual username and password. Once the email is received, click on the link provided, which will direct you to AMRDEC SAFE. You will then be prompted to enter the provided username and password. Once entered, you will see the documents being sent to you along with instructions on how to download them.

We are closing your request with no further action required by this office.
Regards,

USSOCOM FOIA Team

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