Antifa and White Supremacist Groups (Fusion Center)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the Washington State Fusion Center of Washington.
Tracking # PD-17-0600-0813
Est. Completion None
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Partially Completed

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From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to RCW Ch. 42.56 (Public Records Act), I hereby request the following records:

The following request has a date range entirely of 1/1/17 to the date this request is processed.

Threat assessments, field reports, and intelligence updates, which have focused on the following groups:

-National Socialist Movement
-Antifa
-Vanguard America
-the Ku Klux Klan
-Traditionalist Worker Party
-Identity Evropa
-Oath Keepers
-III Percenters
-Proud Boys
-Aryan Brotherhood of Texas

An email search using the following keywords
"Antifa"
"Proud Boys"
"White Supremacist"
"White Nationalist"
"Anarchist"
"Occidental Dissent"
"Stormfront"
"Vanguard America"
"Identity Evropa"
"Ku Klu Klan"
"National Socialist Movement"
"Aryan Brotherhood of Texas"
"Oath Keepers"
"III Percenters"
"Traditional Worker Party"

As a member of the media I request a fee waiver. My work appears regularly on MuckRock.com and I will link my author's page here as well: https://www.muckrock.com/news/author/chwaltman/. I have freelanced several pieces to Motherboard a subsidiary of VICE Media which can be found at the following link: https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/contributor/curtis-waltman, and I have also written for DeSmogBlog.

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.

Sincerely,

Curtis Waltman

From: Mullen, Susan (WSP)

Mr. Waltman,

The Washington State Patrol has received your below public disclosure request.

Pursuant to RCW 42.56.520, this is notification that we have received your public disclosure request, and we anticipate it may take up to 25 days from the date of this notification to provide a proper response to your request. Additional time is required to research this request, collect responsive records, and/or prepare records for dissemination.

If you have any questions or need further assistance with this request, please feel free to contact me at (509) 682-8109 or susan.mullen@wsp.wa.gov<mailto:susan.mullen@wsp.wa.gov>, in reference to PD-17-0600-0813

Sincerely,

Susan Mullen
Washington State Patrol
Public Disclosure Coordinator
2822 Euclid Ave.
Wenatchee, WA 98801
509-682-8109 Phone
509-682-8170 Fax
Micro 60109
susan.mullen@wsp.wa.gov<mailto:susan.mullen@wsp.wa.gov>
This message and any attachments may be confidential. Dissemination, distribution, or copying of this communication without approval is prohibited. If this message is received in error, please notify the sender and delete the message.

From: Mullen, Susan (WSP)

Curtis Waltman,

The Washington State Patrol has completed your first installment regarding your below disclosure request.

Please refer to the attached withholding log(s) for identification of information that is exempt from disclosure and has been redacted or withheld from the enclosed records.

Because of the extremely large amount of records you have requested, we anticipate it may take several months to complete your request as worded. If there is something in particular you would like or would like to modify your request in any way to expedite the response, please let us know.

We anticipate it may take up to another 35 days from the date of this notification to provide your with the second installment of responsive records. Additional time is required due to the current amount of agency record requests, the volume of potentially responsive records, to notify involved parties, and to prepare records for dissemination without causing disruption to the essential functions of the agency (RCW 42.56.100).

If you have questions, please feel free to contact me at (509) 682-8109 in reference to PD-17-0600-0813.

Sincerely,

Susan Mullen
Washington State Patrol
Public Disclosure Coordinator
2822 Euclid Ave.
Wenatchee, WA 98801
509-682-8109 Phone
509-682-8170 Fax
Micro 60109
susan.mullen@wsp.wa.gov<mailto:susan.mullen@wsp.wa.gov>
This message and any attachments may be confidential. Dissemination, distribution, or copying of this communication without approval is prohibited. If this message is received in error, please notify the sender and delete the message.

From: Washington State Fusion Center

Curtis Waltman,

The Washington State Patrol has completed your second installment regarding your below disclosure request.

Please refer to the attached withholding log(s) for identification of information that is exempt from disclosure and has been redacted or withheld from the enclosed records.

Because of the extremely large amount of records you have requested, we anticipate it may take several months to complete your request as worded. If there is something in particular you would like or would like to modify your request in any way to expedite the response, please let us know.

We anticipate it may take up to another 35 days from the date of this notification to provide your with the second installment of responsive records. Additional time is required due to the current amount of agency record requests, the volume of potentially responsive records, to notify involved parties, and to prepare records for dissemination without causing disruption to the essential functions of the agency (RCW 42.56.100).

If you have questions, please feel free to contact me at (509) 682-8109 in reference to PD-17-0600-0813.

Sincerely,

Susan Mullen
Washington State Patrol
Public Disclosure Coordinator
2822 Euclid Ave.
Wenatchee, WA 98801
509-682-8109 Phone
509-682-8170 Fax
Micro 60109
susan.mullen@wsp.wa.gov<mailto:susan.mullen@wsp.wa.gov>
This message and any attachments may be confidential. Dissemination, distribution, or copying of this communication without approval is prohibited. If this message is received in error, please notify the sender and delete the message.

On Sept. 13, 2017:
To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Sept. 6, 2017. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

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On Sept. 6, 2017:
To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to RCW Ch. 42.56 (Public Records Act), I hereby request the following records:

The following request has a date range entirely of 1/1/17 to the date this request is processed.

Threat assessments, field reports, and intelligence updates, which have focused on the following groups:

-National Socialist Movement
-Antifa
-Vanguard America
-the Ku Klux Klan
-Traditionalist Worker Party
-Identity Evropa
-Oath Keepers
-III Percenters
-Proud Boys
-Aryan Brotherhood of Texas

An email search using the following keywords
"Antifa"
"Proud Boys"
"White Supremacist"
"White Nationalist"
"Anarchist"
"Occidental Dissent"
"Stormfront"
"Vanguard America"
"Identity Evropa"
"Ku Klu Klan"
"National Socialist Movement"
"Aryan Brotherhood of Texas"
"Oath Keepers"
"III Percenters"
"Traditional Worker Party"

As a member of the media I request a fee waiver. My work appears regularly on MuckRock.com and I will link my author's page here as well: https://www.muckrock.com/news/author/chwaltman/. I have freelanced several pieces to Motherboard a subsidiary of VICE Media which can be found at the following link: https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/contributor/curtis-waltman, and I have also written for DeSmogBlog.

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.

Sincerely,

Curtis Waltman

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MuckRock
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411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

PLEASE NOTE: This request was filed by a MuckRock staff reporter. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.
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From: Washington State Fusion Center

Curtis Waltman,

The Washington State Patrol has completed your third installment regarding your below disclosure request.

Please refer to the attached withholding log(s) for identification of information that is exempt from disclosure and has been redacted or withheld from the enclosed records.

Because of the extremely large amount of records you have requested, we anticipate it may take several months to complete your request as worded. If there is something in particular you would like or would like to modify your request in any way to expedite the response, please let us know.

We anticipate it may take up to another 35 days from the date of this notification to provide your with the next installment of responsive records. Additional time is required due to the current amount of agency record requests, the volume of potentially responsive records, to notify involved parties, and to prepare records for dissemination without causing disruption to the essential functions of the agency (RCW 42.56.100).

If you have questions, please feel free to contact me at (509) 682-8109 in reference to PD-17-0600-0813.

Sincerely,

Susan Mullen
Washington State Patrol
Public Disclosure Coordinator
2822 Euclid Ave.
Wenatchee, WA 98801
509-682-8109 Phone
509-682-8170 Fax
Micro 60109
susan.mullen@wsp.wa.gov<mailto:susan.mullen@wsp.wa.gov>
This message and any attachments may be confidential. Dissemination, distribution, or copying of this communication without approval is prohibited. If this message is received in error, please notify the sender and delete the message.

On Sept. 13, 2017:
To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Sept. 6, 2017. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

---

On Sept. 6, 2017:
To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to RCW Ch. 42.56 (Public Records Act), I hereby request the following records:

The following request has a date range entirely of 1/1/17 to the date this request is processed.

Threat assessments, field reports, and intelligence updates, which have focused on the following groups:

-National Socialist Movement
-Antifa
-Vanguard America
-the Ku Klux Klan
-Traditionalist Worker Party
-Identity Evropa
-Oath Keepers
-III Percenters
-Proud Boys
-Aryan Brotherhood of Texas

An email search using the following keywords
"Antifa"
"Proud Boys"
"White Supremacist"
"White Nationalist"
"Anarchist"
"Occidental Dissent"
"Stormfront"
"Vanguard America"
"Identity Evropa"
"Ku Klu Klan"
"National Socialist Movement"
"Aryan Brotherhood of Texas"
"Oath Keepers"
"III Percenters"
"Traditional Worker Party"

As a member of the media I request a fee waiver. My work appears regularly on MuckRock.com and I will link my author's page here as well: https://www.muckrock.com/news/author/chwaltman/. I have freelanced several pieces to Motherboard a subsidiary of VICE Media which can be found at the following link: https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/contributor/curtis-waltman, and I have also written for DeSmogBlog.

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.

Sincerely,

Curtis Waltman

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Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com>
Upload documents directly: https://www.muckrock.com/accounts/agency_login/fusion-center-6083/antifa-and-white-supremacist-groups-fusion-center-42794/?email=Susan.Mullen%40wsp.wa.gov&uuid-login=0a62eac8-11b4-4301-8274-55a3e0c99040#agency-reply
Is this email coming to the wrong contact? Something else wrong? Use the above link to let us know.

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock
DEPT MR 42794
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

PLEASE NOTE: This request was filed by a MuckRock staff reporter. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.
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