Use of UAV, CBP-104, on May 29, 2020

T. McElwee filed this request with the United States Customs and Border Protection of the United States of America.
Tracking #

CBP-2020-057145, CBP-OAM-2020-057145

CBP-2020-057145

Due June 26, 2020
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

Communications

From: T. McElwee


To Whom It May Concern:

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

Records pertaining to the flight of CBP's Unmanned Aerial System with registration CBP-104 ("CBP-104") from Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota into and around the vicinity of Minneapolis, MN ("indicated city") on May 29, 2020 ("indicated date").

Records that should be considered responsive are:

Any correspondence with the Minnesota National Guard or any law enforcement agency for use of CBP-104 around indicated city on indicated date;
Any audio-visual format data obtained around indicated city from CBP-104's electro-optical/infrared sensors on indicated date;
Any audio-visual format data obtained around indicated city from CBP-104's surface search radar/ground moving target indicator on indicated date;
Any audio-visual recording or transcripts of communications from any ground control station in charge of the CBP-104 flight around indicated city on indicated date;
Any report or debriefing on the data obtained from CBP-104 around indicated city on indicated date, including those given to the staff of any government, law enforcement agency or to the Minnesota National Guard.

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,

T. McElwee

From: United States Customs and Border Protection

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* Tracking Number: CBP-2020-057145
* Requester Name: T. McElwee
* Date Submitted: 06/01/2020
* Request Status: Submitted
* Description:
To Whom It May Concern:

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

Records pertaining to the flight of CBP's Unmanned Aerial System with registration CBP-104 ("CBP-104") from Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota into and around the vicinity of Minneapolis, MN ("indicated city") on May 29, 2020 ("indicated date").

Records that should be considered responsive are:

Any correspondence with the Minnesota National Guard or any law enforcement agency for use of CBP-104 around indicated city on indicated date;
Any audio-visual format data obtained around indicated city from CBP-104's electro-optical/infrared sensors on indicated date;
Any audio-visual format data obtained around indicated city from CBP-104's surface search radar/ground moving target indicator on indicated date;
Any audio-visual recording or transcripts of communications from any ground control station in charge of the CBP-104 flight around indicated city on indicated date;
Any report or debriefing on the data obtained from CBP-104 around indicated city on indicated date, including those given to the staff of any government, law enforcement agency or to the Minnesota National Guard.

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,

T. McElwee

From: United States Customs and Border Protection

The FOIA request CBP-2020-057145 has had its Tracking Number changed to CBP-OAM-2020-057145. This is normally due to the request being transferred to another agency (for example, EPA to Dept. of Commerce) or to a sub-agency to process it. Additional details for this request are as follows:

* Old Tracking Number:
CBP-2020-057145
* New Tracking Number:
CBP-OAM-2020-057145
* Requester Name:
T. McElwee
* Date Submitted:
06/01/2020
* Long Description:
To Whom It May Concern:

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

Records pertaining to the flight of CBP's Unmanned Aerial System with registration CBP-104 ("CBP-104") from Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota into and around the vicinity of Minneapolis, MN ("indicated city") on May 29, 2020 ("indicated date").

Records that should be considered responsive are:

Any correspondence with the Minnesota National Guard or any law enforcement agency for use of CBP-104 around indicated city on indicated date;
Any audio-visual format data obtained around indicated city from CBP-104's electro-optical/infrared sensors on indicated date;
Any audio-visual format data obtained around indicated city from CBP-104's surface search radar/ground moving target indicator on indicated date;
Any audio-visual recording or transcripts of communications from any ground control station in charge of the CBP-104 flight around indicated city on indicated date;
Any report or debriefing on the data obtained from CBP-104 around indicated city on indicated date, including those given to the staff of any government, law enforcement agency or to the Minnesota National Guard.

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,

T. McElwee

From: United States Customs and Border Protection

The FOIA request CBP-OAM-2020-057145 has had its Tracking Number changed to CBP-2020-057145. This is normally due to the request being transferred to another agency (for example, EPA to Dept. of Commerce) or to a sub-agency to process it. Additional details for this request are as follows:

* Old Tracking Number:
CBP-OAM-2020-057145
* New Tracking Number:
CBP-2020-057145
* Requester Name:
T. McElwee
* Date Submitted:
06/01/2020
* Long Description:
To Whom It May Concern:

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

Records pertaining to the flight of CBP's Unmanned Aerial System with registration CBP-104 ("CBP-104") from Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota into and around the vicinity of Minneapolis, MN ("indicated city") on May 29, 2020 ("indicated date").

Records that should be considered responsive are:

Any correspondence with the Minnesota National Guard or any law enforcement agency for use of CBP-104 around indicated city on indicated date;
Any audio-visual format data obtained around indicated city from CBP-104's electro-optical/infrared sensors on indicated date;
Any audio-visual format data obtained around indicated city from CBP-104's surface search radar/ground moving target indicator on indicated date;
Any audio-visual recording or transcripts of communications from any ground control station in charge of the CBP-104 flight around indicated city on indicated date;
Any report or debriefing on the data obtained from CBP-104 around indicated city on indicated date, including those given to the staff of any government, law enforcement agency or to the Minnesota National Guard.

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,

T. McElwee

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