J20 Protests (Metropolitan Police Department)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, DC.


From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the District of Columbia Freedom of Information Act of 1974, D.C. Code Ann. § 2-531 et seq. ("D.C. Act"), I hereby request the following records:

Compilations of equipment or munitions to be used, after action reports, incident reports, Special Event Threat Assessment (SETA) Reports, and any other reports on preparing for the protests in regard to the inauguration of Donald Trump in Washington, DC on January 20th 2017 and January 19th 2017, as well as the Women’s March on January 21st 2017. I would also request department Telex messages for the January 20th 2017 and January 19th 2017 protests.

As a member of the news media working for MuckRock News I request that a fee waiver for my request be granted. My work has been published by national outlets. My work for Motherboard can be viewed at the following link: http://motherboard.vice.com/author/cwaltman

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 15 business days, as the statute requires.


Curtis Waltman

From: Metropolitan Police Department

Mr. Waltman,

This e-mail in in response to the above listed subject FOIA request.

Please find attached, a final response letter detailing the information you requested, along with documents located and deemed responsive to your request.

Thank you for your patience.

Lisa Archie-Mills
FOIA Specialist
Metropolitan Police Department
300 Indiana Avenue, NW, Rm 4153
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 727-3721

We are here to help.



  • 11/13/2017

    Final Response Letter (2017-FOIA-01520)

  • 11/13/2017

    After Action Report - Women's March on Washington, January 21, 2017