|Submitted||May 12, 2015|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to Virginia Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
I want the Fairfax County Police to release the video of what caused the death of Natasha Mckenna and the full report.
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 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 5 business days, as the statute requires.
This is in response to your email of May 12, 2015 , in which you requested, “Fairfax County Police to release the video of what caused the death of Natasha Mckenna and the full report.”
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), Chapter 37, §§2.2-3700 et. seq. of the Code of Virginia. It should be noted that under §2.2-3704 of FOIA agencies of the Commonwealth are not required to create a new record to answer a question or provide information if the record does not already exist.
Virginia State Police has no authority over local law enforcement agencies. Those agencies report to the local government or elected official in charge of the respective agency.
Please be advised in accordance with §2.2-3704(B)(3) that no records exist or could be located within the Virginia State Police that are responsive to your request. It is possible that responsive documents may be a located with those agencies that were involved in this matter. Those agencies are:
Fairfax County Police
Public Information Office
4100 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
Fairfax County Sheriff
10459 Main Street
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
I regret we can be of no further assistance in this matter.
Thomas J. Lambert
Office of Legal Affairs
Virginia Department of State Police
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