State Police Protest Policies (Virginia State Police)

Caitlin Russell filed this request with the Virginia State Police of Virginia.

It is a clone of this request.

Est. Completion None
Payment Required


From: Joseph Trevithick

To Whom It May Concern:

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

-All current policies regarding how officers are expected to handle protests

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.


Joseph Trevithick

From: Ostwinkle, David L., 1/Sgt.

Mr. Trevithick,

Thank you for your recent email 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.

You are hereby notified that, pursuant to § 2.2-3704(B)(4), the Virginia State Police is entitled to, and here by asserts its right to claim, seven work days in addition to the five provided for in § 2.2-3704(B) in which to provide one of the responses set forth in § 2.2-3704.

First Sergeant David L. Ostwinkle

Virginia Department of State Police

Office of Legal Affairs
Bureau of Administrative and Support Services
Office: (804) 674-2642

Mobile: (804) 393-0011

From: Holland, Robert C., Lt.

The fees associated with this request are $6.97. Do you wish to

Lieutenant Robert C. Holland

Virginia State Police

Training Division

(804) 674-2041 (Office)

(804) 840-9378 (Cell)

The information in this email and any attachments may be confidential
and privileged. Access to this email by anyone other than the intended
addressee is unauthorized. If you are not the intended recipient (or
the employee or agent responsible for delivering this information to the
intended recipient) please notify the sender by reply email and
immediately delete this email and any copies from your computer and/or
storage system. The sender does not authorize the use, distribution,
disclosure or reproduction of this email (or any part of its contents)
by anyone other than the intended recipient(s). No representation is
made that this email and any attachments are free of viruses. Virus
scanning is recommended and is the responsibility of the recipient.

From: Caitlin Russell

Yes I would. Thank you!

From: Training Division

Begin forwarded message: