TSA Manual on Canine Screening

Carlton Purvis filed this request with the Transportation Security Administration of the United States of America.
Tracking # 2013-TSFO-01427
Status
Rejected

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From: Carlton Purvis

To Whom It May Concern:

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

A complete copy of the TSA manual titled "Recommended Operational Procedures for Canine Screening of Individuals."

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,

Carlton Purvis

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 Feb. 12, 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: 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 Feb. 12, 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: 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 Feb. 12, 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: 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 Feb. 12, 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: FOIA

Dear Requester:
Thank you for contacting the Freedom of Information Act Office (FOIA)
within the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). This
acknowledges that we have successfully received your email message.
Therefore, no further action is required by you at this time.
Your correspondence is being reviewed by the FOIA triage team, and in a
subsequent communication, we will provide pertinent information and/or
guidance to ensure the timely processing of your request. Should you
have any questions, you may contact this office at 1-866-364-2872.

From: Carlton Purvis

Hello,

Please confirm receipt of the below FOIA request, which was originally submitted on 12 Feb 2013 but which has not yet been acknowledged. Please reply directly to this email for this request, as each request submitted through the MuckRock system has a unique email address.

Thank you.

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From Carlton Purvis on Feb. 12, 2013:
To Whom It May Concern:

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

A complete copy of the TSA manual titled "Recommended Operational Procedures for Canine Screening of Individuals."

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,

Carlton Purvis

From: FOIA

Dear Requester:
Thank you for contacting the Freedom of Information Act Office (FOIA)
within the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). This
acknowledges that we have successfully received your email message.
Therefore, no further action is required by you at this time.
Your correspondence is being reviewed by the FOIA triage team, and in a
subsequent communication, we will provide pertinent information and/or
guidance to ensure the timely processing of your request. Should you
have any questions, you may contact this office at 1-866-364-2872.

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 Feb. 12, 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: FOIA

Dear Requester:
Thank you for contacting the Freedom of Information Act Office (FOIA)
within the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). This
acknowledges that we have successfully received your email message.
Therefore, no further action is required by you at this time.
Your correspondence is being reviewed by the FOIA triage team, and in a
subsequent communication, we will provide pertinent information and/or
guidance to ensure the timely processing of your request. Should you
have any questions, you may contact this office at 1-866-364-2872.

From: FOIA

Good morning,

Your FOIA request has been received in the office for processing. The cases are processed on a first in first out basis. We cannot provide a timeframe in which your FOIA will be released to you because of the many requests we receive. A specialist will contact you when your FOIA is cleared for release.
Your FOIA case number for this request is 2013-TSFO-01427.

Thank you for your patience in this matter.

Gerri Lewis
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
Freedom of Information Act Office (FOIA)
1-866-364-2872

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 Feb. 12, 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 #2013-TSFO-01427.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA

Dear Requester:
Thank you for contacting the Freedom of Information Act Office (FOIA)
within the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). This
acknowledges that we have successfully received your email message.
Therefore, no further action is required by you at this time.
Your correspondence is being reviewed by the FOIA triage team, and in a
subsequent communication, we will provide pertinent information and/or
guidance to ensure the timely processing of your request. Should you
have any questions, you may contact this office at 1-866-364-2872.

From: FOIA

Good morning,
Your FOIA request has been received in the office for processing. The cases are processed on a first in first out basis. We cannot provide a timeframe in which your FOIA will be released to you because of the many requests we receive.

I can give you the current status of the request. We have received documents back and they are in line for processed by a specialist.

A specialist will contact you when your FOIA is cleared for release.
Your FOIA case number for this request is 2013-TSFO-01424.

Thank you for your patience in this matter.

From: Carlton Purvis

Hello, please clarify whether this request is 2013-TSFO-01427 or 2013-TSFO-01424. Both numbers have been provided to this request.

Thank you.

From: FOIA

I apologize for the confusion. This request is 01427

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 Feb. 12, 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 #2013-TSFO-01427.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA

Good Afternoon,
Your FOIA request has been received in the office for processing. The cases are processed on a first in first out basis. We cannot provide a timeframe in which your FOIA will be released to you because of the many requests we receive. A specialist will contact you when your FOIA is cleared for release.
Thank you for your patience in this matter. Your new FOIA case number will be #2013-TSFO-01427.
FOIA Assistant
Emanda
1-866-364-2872

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 Feb. 12, 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 #2013-TSFO-01427.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA

Dear Requester:
Thank you for contacting the Freedom of Information Act Office (FOIA)
within the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). This
acknowledges that we have successfully received your email message.
Therefore, no further action is required by you at this time.
Your correspondence is being reviewed by the FOIA triage team, and in a
subsequent communication, we will provide pertinent information and/or
guidance to ensure the timely processing of your request. Should you
have any questions, you may contact this office at 1-866-364-2872.
Sincerely,
TSA FOIA Office

From: FOIA

Good morning,

Your FOIA request has been received in the office for processing. The cases are processed on a first in first out basis. We cannot provide a timeframe in which your FOIA will be released to you because of the many requests we receive. We receive many cases in the office daily; in addition to having a backlog. Your FOIA will be processed in the order received. A specialist will contact you when your FOIA is cleared for release.
Thank you for your patience in this matter.

Gerri Lewis
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
Freedom of Information Act Office (FOIA)
1-866-364-2872

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 Feb. 12, 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 #2013-TSFO-01427.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA

Good afternoon,

As I stated before, we receive many cases in the office daily; in addition to having a backlog. Your FOIA will be processed in the order received. A specialist will contact you when your FOIA is cleared for release.
Thank you for your patience in this matter.

Gerri Lewis
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
Freedom of Information Act Office (FOIA)
1-866-364-2872

From: FOIA

Dear Requester:
Thank you for contacting the Freedom of Information Act Office (FOIA) within the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). This acknowledges that we have successfully received your email message. Therefore, no further action is required by you at this time.
Your correspondence is being reviewed by the FOIA triage team, and in a subsequent communication, we will provide pertinent information and/or guidance to ensure the timely processing of your request. Should you have any questions, you may contact this office at 1-866-364-2872.
Sincerely,
TSA FOIA Office

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 Feb. 12, 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 #2013-TSFO-01427.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA

Dear Requester:
Thank you for contacting the Freedom of Information Act Branch (FOIA) within the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). This acknowledges that we have successfully received your email message. Therefore, no further action is required by you at this time.
Your correspondence is being reviewed by the FOIA triage team, and in a subsequent communication, we will provide pertinent information and/or guidance to ensure the timely processing of your request. Should you have any questions, you may contact this office at 1-866-364-2872.
Sincerely,
TSA FOIA Branch

From: FOIA

Good morning,
Your FOIA request has been received in the office for processing. The cases are processed on a first in first out basis. We cannot provide a timeframe in which your FOIA will be released to you because of the many requests we receive in the office daily; in addition to having a backlog. Your FOIA will be processed in the order received. A specialist will contact you when your FOIA is cleared for release.

Thank you for your patience in this matter

Gerri Lewis
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
Freedom of Information Act Office (FOIA)
1-866-364-2872

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 Feb. 12, 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 #2013-TSFO-01427.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA

Your case 2013-TSFO-01427 is in the last stage of the process. We cannot provide a timeframe in which your FOIA will be released to you. A specialist will contact you when your FOIA is cleared for release.
Thank you for your patience in this matter.
FOIA Assistant

From: FOIA

Dear Requester:
Thank you for contacting the Freedom of Information Act Branch (FOIA) within the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). This acknowledges that we have successfully received your email message. Therefore, no further action is required by you at this time.
Your correspondence is being reviewed by the FOIA triage team, and in a subsequent communication, we will provide pertinent information and/or guidance to ensure the timely processing of your request. Should you have any questions, you may contact this office at 1-866-364-2872.
Sincerely,
TSA FOIA Branch

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 Feb. 12, 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 #2013-TSFO-01427.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA

Good morning,
Your FOIA request has been received in the office for processing and assigned case number 2014-TSFO-01427. Our office has received a high volume of requests which has resulted in a backlog. It is TSA’s practice to assign requests into one of two tracks based on the complexity of the request and to process cases within the two tracks on a first-in, first-out basis. Your request has been assigned to the complex track. At this time we anticipate an additional eleven months if complex track to complete the processing of your request. If you are interested in narrowing the scope of your request to reduce the processing time, we are available to discuss this with you, either by email to this address or by telephone at 1-866-364-2872. Thank you for your patience in this matter.

Gerri Lewis
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
Freedom of Information Act Office (FOIA)
1-866-364-2872

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 Feb. 12, 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 #2013-TSFO-01427.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA

Good afternoon,

Your FOIA request has been received in the office for processing and assigned case number 2014-TSFO-0xxxx. Our office has received a high volume of requests which has resulted in a backlog. It is TSA’s practice to assign requests into one of two tracks based on the complexity of the request and to process cases within the two tracks on a first-in, first-out basis. Your request has been assigned to the simple track. At this time we anticipate an additional six months if simple track to complete the processing of your request. If you are interested in narrowing the scope of your request to reduce the processing time, we are available to discuss this with you, either by email to this address or by telephone at 1-866-364-2872. Thank you for your patience in this matter.

Gerri Lewis
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
Freedom of Information Act Office (FOIA)
1-866-364-2872

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 Feb. 12, 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 #2013-TSFO-01427.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA

Good morning,

Your FOIA request has been received in the office for processing and assigned case number 2013-TSFO-01427. Our office has received a high volume of requests which has resulted in a backlog. It is TSA’s practice to assign requests into one of two tracks based on the complexity of the request and to process cases within the two tracks on a first-in, first-out basis. Your request has been assigned to the simple track. At this time we anticipate an additional six months if simple track to complete the processing of your request. If you are interested in narrowing the scope of your request to reduce the processing time, we are available to discuss this with you, either by email to this address or by telephone at 1-866-364-2872. Thank you for your patience in this matter.

Gerri Lewis
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Freedom of Information Act Office (FOIA)
1-866-364-2872

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 Feb. 12, 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 #2013-TSFO-01427.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA

Good morning,

Your responsive records have arrived back in the FOIA office for processing. They are currently in line to be processed by a FOIA analyst. When your records are cleared for release, an analyst will contact you directly.

Your FOIA request has been and assigned case number 2013-TSFO-01427. Our office has received a high volume of requests which has resulted in a backlog. It is TSA’s practice to assign requests into one of two tracks based on the complexity of the request and to process cases within the two tracks on a first-in, first-out basis. Your request has been assigned to the simple track. At this time we anticipate an additional six months to complete the processing of your request. If you are interested in narrowing the scope of your request to reduce the processing time, we are available to discuss this with you, either by email to this address or by telephone at 1-866-364-2872. Thank you for your patience in this matter.

Thank you,
FOIA

From: FOIA

Good afternoon,

Please see attached.

Regards,

Matthew Johnsen
* TSA FOIA Branch
* Admin Clerk, CTR
* Desk: (571) 227-2989

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