US Secret Service Radio Communication June 1, 2020

Emily Crose filed this request with the National Park Service of the United States of America.
Due July 6, 2020
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

Communications

From: Emily Crose


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

US Secret Service audio recording of riot control radio frequency used by officers in the 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. area on June 1, 2020. Please provide audio recordings of officer radio frequency communication used by enforcement officers between the hours of 1700 and 2000.

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,

Emily Crose

From: National Park Service

Your request has been received and has been assigned tracking number NPS-2020-00955. All future correspondence relating to this request should reference this tracking number.

In accordance with 43 CFR 2.15 the National Park Service processes requests on a first-in, first-out basis within several processing tracks. Your request has been placed in the Complex track. If you have any questions or concerns, please email the FOIA Officer at Janeen_Tyler@nps.gov

REQUEST DESCRIPTION:

US Secret Service audio recording of riot control radio frequency used by officers in the 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. area on June 1, 2020. Please provide audio recordings of officer radio frequency communication used by enforcement officers between the hours of 1700 and 2000.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

From: National Park Service

Your request has been received and has been assigned tracking number NPS-2020-00955. All future correspondence relating to this request should reference this tracking number.

In accordance with 43 CFR 2.15 the National Park Service processes requests on a first-in, first-out basis within several processing tracks. Your request has been placed in the COMPLEX track. There are currently 175 requests ahead of this request in the processing queue.

Our response was due by 07/10/2020. However, due to the number of requests that precede NPS-2020-00955 and its nature, we cannot provide a date of when it will be completed. We hope to have the documents requested within 45 Business Days.

We are working diligently to provide your response in a timely manner. You may file an appeal by writing to:

Freedom of Information Act Appeals Officer
Office of the Solicitor
U.S. Department of the Interior
1849 C Street, NW
MS-6556-MIB,
Washington, D.C. 20240
foia.appeals@sol.doi.gov

Your failure-to-timely-respond appeal may be filed anytime after the estimated response date provided above and the date we issue our final response. The appeal should be marked, both on the envelope and the face of the appeal letter, with the legend "FREEDOM OF INFORMATION APPEAL." Your appeal should be accompanied by a copy of your original request and copies of all correspondence between yourself and the National Park Service related to this request, along with any information you have which leads you to believe our response to be in error. Note, any appeal received after 5 p.m. EST will be considered to have been received on the next business day.

From: National Park Service

Your request has been received and has been assigned tracking number NPS-2020-00955. All future correspondence relating to this request should reference this tracking number.

In accordance with 43 CFR 2.15 the National Park Service processes requests on a first-in, first-out basis within several processing tracks. Your request has been placed in the COMPLEX track. There are currently 259 requests ahead of this request in the processing queue.

Our response was due by 09/23/2020. However, due to the number of requests that precede NPS-2020-00955 and its nature, we cannot provide a date of when it will be completed. We hope to have the documents requested within 30-45 Business Days.

We are working diligently to provide your response in a timely manner. You may file an appeal by writing to:

Freedom of Information Act Appeals Officer
Office of the Solicitor
U.S. Department of the Interior
1849 C Street, NW
MS-6556-MIB,
Washington, D.C. 20240
foia.appeals@sol.doi.gov

Your failure-to-timely-respond appeal may be filed any time after the estimated response date provided above and the date we issue our final response. The appeal should be marked, both on the envelope and the face of the appeal letter, with the legend "FREEDOM OF INFORMATION APPEAL." Your appeal should be accompanied by a copy of your original request and copies of all correspondence between yourself and the National Park Service related to this request, along with any information you have which leads you to believe our response to be in error. Note, any appeal received after 5 p.m. EST will be considered to have been received on the next business day.

From: National Park Service

Ms. Crose,

FOIAOnline shows that your request has been assigned to the US Park Police for processing. I have requested they provide you with a status update. Please let me know if you do not hear back from them in the next few days. In the meantime, you can contact them at USPP_FOIA@nps.gov.

Also, please be sure to reference the tracking number for your request in the subject line of all future communications relating to this request. Failure to do so may result in a delay in our response.

Sincerely,

C.

____________________

Ms. Charis Wilson, PhD., CRM

NPS FOIA Officer

12795 W. Alameda Parkway

PO Box 25287

Denver, CO 80225-0287

303-969-2959

Fax: 303-969-2557

1-855-NPS-FOIA

NPSFOIA@nps.gov<mailto:npsfoia@nps.gov>

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