Vincent Altiere – MPD

Brendan O'Connor filed this request with the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, DC.
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From: Brendan O'Connor

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Personnel or internal affairs records pertaining to MPD Officer Vincent Altiere

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.


Brendan O'Connor

From: Metropolitan Police Department

Dear Brendan O'Connor,
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From: Metropolitan Police Department

September 7, 2018

Brendan O'Connor
Dept. MR60359
411A Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02144<>

Re: FOIA Request No.: 2018-FOIA-07262

Dear Mr. O’Connor,

This e-mail is in response to the above referenced Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for the following:

Personnel or internal affairs records pertaining to MPD Officer Vincent Altiere

Please be advised, your request cannot be granted. Personnel or Internal Affairs records on an Officer and/or MPD member is not available to the public. A release of such information would constitute as a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy and is exempt from disclosure pursuant to D.C. Official Code § 2-534(a)(2) and (a)(3)(C). In this instance (a)(3)(C) is applied as it relates to your request for Internal Affairs records. Exemption 3(C) is limited to "investigatory records compiled for law enforcement purposes" and personal privacy.

Please know that, under D.C. Official Code § 2-537 and 1 DCMR § 412, you have the right to appeal this e-mail to the Mayor or to the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. If you elect to appeal to the Mayor, your appeal must be in writing and contain “Freedom of Information Act Appeal” or “FOIA Appeal” in the subject line of the letter, as well as, on the outside of the envelope. The appeal must include (1) a copy of the original request; (2) a copy of any written denial; (3) a statement of the circumstances, reasons, and/or arguments advanced in support of disclosure; and (4) a daytime telephone number, an e-mail and/or U.S. mailing address at which you can be reached.

The appeal must be mailed to: The Mayor’s Office of Legal Counsel, FOIA Appeal, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 407, Washington, D.C. 20004. Electronic versions of the same information can instead be e-mailed to the Mayor’s Office of Legal Counsel at<>. Further, a copy of all appeal materials must be forwarded to the Freedom of Information Officer of the involved agency, or to the agency head of that agency, if there is no designated Freedom of Information Officer there.

Failure to follow these administrative steps will result in the processing and commencement of a response to your appeal to the Mayor.


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

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