USMS contracts/MOUs re: Leavenworth Detention Center

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Department of Justice, United States Marshals of the United States of America.
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All contracts (and their amendments) and memorandums of understanding entered into by the U.S. Marshals Service for services and activities related to the Leavenworth Detention Center (https://www.cca.com/facilities/leavenworth-detention-center)

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,

Beryl C.D. Lipton

From: USMS FOIA

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U.S. Department of Justice
United States Marshals Service

Office of General Counsel

2604 Jefferson Davis Hwy.
Alexandria, VA 22301

December 22, 2014

Beryl C. D. Lipton
MuckRock News
Dept. MR 15078
PO Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205-5819

Re: Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Request No. 2015USMS27367
Subject of Request: Leavenworth CCA Contract

Dear Requester:

The United States Marshals Service (USMS) is responding to your request for All contracts (and their amendments) and memorandums of understanding entered into by the U.S. Marshals Service for services and activities related to the Leavenworth Detention Center.
Pursuant to your request, information regarding the USMS can be found at the following: http://www.usmarshals.gov/foia/IGAs_Cap_Agreements/kansas/leavenworth-contract.pdf. Be advised that we enter in to no memorandums of understanding with CCA facilities. All services are provided in accordance with the contract.

Your interest in the USMS is appreciated.

Sincerely,

William E. Bordley
Associate General
Counsel/FOIPA Officer
Office of General Counsel

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 Dec. 21, 2014. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: USMS FOIA

We are working on it.

From: USMS FOIA

Again my apologies. We responded to this request on December 22.

From: Robinson, Nancy (USMS)

Ed
First stab. Nancy

From: Robinson, Nancy (USMS)

Robinson, Nancy (USMS) would like to recall the message, "Lowe response".

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