FOIA - DataWalk Documents (Virginia State Police)

J Ader filed this request with the Virginia State Police of Virginia.
Multi Request FOIA - DataWalk Documents
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From: Tom Nash

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All documents pertaining to all/any DataWalk product(s) ( Documents being requested here should include - but are not limited to - the following:

- Invoices or receipts for the purchase of any DataWalk product/service
- MOUs from DataWalk
- Brochures or product/service specifications regarding DataWalk products/services
- Privacy policies regarding DataWalk products/services
- Any/all manuals regarding DataWalk products/services
- Guidelines mentioning DataWalk
- Bulletins mentioning DataWalk
- Briefings mentioning DataWalk
- Any/all digitally disseminated publications from your agency mentioning DataWalk

I am confident there are documents relevant to this request based on public literature describing the use of the company's products by Virginia-based law enforcement agencies:

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.

Please note that I am a citizen of Virginia, and am using MuckRock's services to help manage and track my request.


Tom Nash

From: Virginia State Police

Good Morning Mr. Nash,

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.

Pursuant to Virginia Code § 2.2-3704(B)(3), the requested records could not
be found or do not exist. While the Department is a participant in the
Northern Virginia Regional Gang Task Force, the Department does not utilize
DataWalk. We recommend you contact the task force directly for the
requested materials. The link below provides contact information for
various members of the task force, but I was unable to find a specific
address for their office:

We regret we are unable to assist you further in this matter but hope the
information provided is helpful.

Thank you,

Angela S. Kepus, FOIA Specialist

*on behalf of F/Sgt David Ostwinkle *

First Sergeant David L. Ostwinkle
Virginia Department of State Police
Office of Legal Affairs
Bureau of Administrative and Support Services
(804) 674-8028 (Office)
(804) 674-2345 (Fax) <>


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