|Submitted||July 11, 2017|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to Virginia Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
-The Equitable Sharing Agreement and Certification forms submitted as required to the United States Department of Justice for the years 2011 through 2016.
-Total civil asset forfeiture figures per year for the years 2010 through the date this request is processed.
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 5 business days, as the statute requires.
Mr. Curtis Waltman:
Thank you for your recent letter to the Virginia Department of State Police (the Department). As you may be aware, requests for records of the Commonwealth, its agencies and political subdivisions are governed by the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), §§ 2.2-3700 et. seq. of the Code of Virginia.
We will be able to provide the documents you requested related to "The Equitable Sharing Agreement" between the Department and the United States Department of Justice. Per your request, the charge to provide these documents is $24.32.
Please advise if we would like us to proceed with your request.
First Sergeant Dave Crawford
Virginia State Police
Bureau of Criminal Investigation
Asset Forfeiture / G.I.A.N.T. Coordinator
Office (804) 674-2768 (No Voicemail)
Cell (804) 840-4328
Fax (804) 674-2930
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