Trump Inauguration Estimates & Communications (DHS)

Michael Morisy filed this request with the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

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From: Michael Morisy

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A copy of any crowd estimates created before, during, or after the Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 20, 2017. Please provide any estimates generated not only for the Inauguration itself, but any estimates for large events monitored by this agency in the Washington, DC area that take place from January 15, 2017 to January 31, 2017.

Please provide estimates generated by this agency or provided by other entities, including other agencies, news organizations, and private contractors. Please also include any accompanying methodological documentation, as well as any presentations or reports generated to explain these numbers.

Please also provide any communications between this agency and any organizations or individuals representing the Inaugural Committee or the White House that discuss crowd estimates.

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,

Michael Morisy

From: FOIA

MuckRock
DEPT MR 32198
411A Highland Avenue
Somerville, MA 02144-2516
Attn: Michael Morisy

File Number: 20170740

Dear Requester:

This letter is intended to acknowledge your recent Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, originally directed to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), for any crowd estimates created before, during, or after the Presidential Inauguration on January 20, 2017, to include large events monitored by the Secret Service in Washington, DC area that took place from January 15, 2017 to January 31, 2017.

While processing your request, the above mentioned agency has determined that records responsive to your request are likely to be under purview of the United States Secret Service (Secret Service). Accordingly, your request was transferred to this office for processing and a direct response to you. Your request was received by this office on January 23, 2017, and was assigned the file number indicated above.

Please be advised, provisions of the Acts allow us to recover part of the cost of complying with your request. We shall charge you for the records in accordance with Interim FOIA regulations as they apply to "all other" requesters. The first 100 pages of duplication are free of charge. As an "all other" requester, you will be charged .10 cents a page for the duplication of each additional page. As an "all other" requester, the first 2 hours of search time are free of charge, after which you will be charged the per quarter-hour rate ($4.00, $7.00, $10.25) of the searcher.

Please be advised, the submission of your request, to DHS, is considered a firm commitment, by you, to pay all applicable duplication and search time costs charged, under 6 C.F.R., Chapter I, Part 5 ยง 5.11, up to $25.00. A search for files responsive to your transferred request is being conducted. The appropriate components of the USSS are being queried for responsive documents. If any responsive records are located, they will be reviewed for a disclosure determination. You will be contacted before any additional fees are accrued.

Due to the increasing number of FOIA/PA requests received by this office, we may encounter some delay in processing your request. Per Section 5.5(a) of the FOIA regulations, 6 C.F.R, Chapter I, Part 5, Secret Service processes FOIA/PA requests according to their order of receipt.

Your request has been assigned FOIA/PA File Number 20170740. We solicit your cooperation and assure you that the search will be conducted as expeditiously as possible. To check the status of your FOIA/PA request, please contact this office at (202) 406-6370.

Please use the file numbers indicated above in all future correspondence with this office.

Thank You,

Freedom of Information Act & Privacy Act Program
United States Secret Service
245 Murray Lane, SW, Building T-5
Washington, DC 20223
Phone: (202) 406-6370
Fax: (202) 406-5586
Email: FOIA@USSS.DHS.GOV<mailto:Foia@usss.dhs.gov>

All e-mail to/from this account is subject to official review and is for official use only. Action may be taken in response to any inappropriate use of the Secret Service's e-mail system. This e-mail may contain information that is privileged, law enforcement sensitive, or subject to other disclosure limitations. Such information is loaned to you and should not be further disseminated without the permission of the Secret Service. If you have received this e-mail in error, do not keep, use, disclose, or copy it; notify the sender immediately and delete it.

From: FOIA

Dear Requester,

Please see the attached letter regarding the status of your FOIA/PA request. If you have any questions in regard to this matter, please contact this office at (202) 406-6370.

Thank You,

Freedom of Information Act & Privacy Act Program
United States Secret Service
245 Murray Lane, SW, Building T-5
Washington, DC 20223
Phone: (202) 206-6370
Fax: (202) 406-5586
Email: FOIA @USSS.DHS.GOV

All e-mail to/from this account is subject to official review and is for official use only. Action may be taken in response to any inappropriate use of the Secret Service's e-mail system. This e-mail may contain information that is privileged, law enforcement sensitive, or subject to other disclosure limitations. Such information is loaned to you and should not be further disseminated without the permission of the Secret Service. If you have received this e-mail in error, do not keep, use, disclose, or copy it; notify the sender immediately and delete it.

From: FOIA

Dear Requester,

Attached you will find response regarding your Freedom of Information Act & Privacy Act request. If you have any questions regarding this matter, please contact this office at (202) 406-6370.

Thank you,

Freedom of Information Act & Privacy Act Program
United States Secret Service
245 Murray Lane, SW, Building T-5
Washington, DC 20223
Phone: (202) 406-6370
Fax: (2020 406-5586
Email: FOIA@ISSS.DHS.GOV

All e-mail to/from this account is subject to official review and is for official use only. Action may be taken in response to any inappropriate use of the Secret Service's e-mail system. This e-mail may contain information that is privileged, law enforcement sensitive, or subject to other disclosure limitations. Such information is loaned to you and should not be further disseminated without the permission of the Secret Service. If you have received this e-mail in error, do not keep, use, disclose, or copy it; notify the sender immediately and delete it.

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