|Submitted||Dec. 8, 2017|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to Virginia Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
This request has to do with the Ballistic Armored Tactical Transport, commonly known as the B.A.T.T., which is manufactured by the Armored Group LLC. I ask for:
-Contractual documents. Examples of this are invoices, purchases orders, contracts, loan agreements, procurement documents etc.
-Records of communication with the Armored Group LLC, which has a domain of @armoredcars.com. This correspondence from the department would likely be coming from either the chief of police or a head of procurement.
-Training and/or usage guidelines or policy for this vehicle.
-Any utilization logs for this vehicle.
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.
Thank you for your correspondence 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. Under FOIA the Department is not required to answer questions or create documents that do not already exist.
Pursuant to Virginia Code § 2.2-3704(B)(3), the requested records could not be found or do not exist.
We regret we are unable to be of assistance in this matter.