After originally claiming to have no emails between his office and the Boston 2024 Organizing Committee, Mayor Marty Walsh staff have located an "attachment was left off of the City's original response."
Having recently received of a copy of the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office body cam manual, we decided to take a close look at the policies of wine country, and see what they might bode for the future of law enforcement nationwide.
Last July, MuckRock user Curtis Raye requested all aviation consumer complaints in the categories of "customer service" and "discrimination" made to the Department of Transportation in March and April of 2014. Just last week, the response came back in the form of 166 case histories - and while some serious incidents are mentioned, the overwhelming majority are decidedly not-so-serious.
While the agency doesn't appear to be under an NDA, the USMS has withheld a wide range of basic information under an exemption meant to protect law enforcement techniques. However, much of the redacted data is already available online via a federal accounting website.
Despite repeatedly refusing to release privacy impact assessments regarding its drone us — which legally must be public by default — the Bureau claims to already be in line with the president’s standards, which include a public disclosure timeline and broad principles for protecting civil liberties.
The FBI has released its file on Congressman Samuel Dickstein, who was among the founding members of the House Committee on Un-American Activities. While he was in the position, it has been alleged that he was simultaneously a Soviet agent for the NKVD - a detail not mentioned in file, which consists mostly of three decades of mutual back-patting between Dickstein and J. Edgar Hoover.
When CCA first opened a prison in Estancia, home of the last hanging in New Mexico, the Detention Facility was responsibly for just under 300 offenders. Now it clocks in at over 900 inmates, over half the town's population.
MuckRock worked with the Pioneer Institute to get a copy of the contract between the MBTA and Keolis. Since the snow – and the scrutiny – hit, we've been reading over to see what sort of glaring policy missteps we can find, but it's simply too big a job for us to do on our own.
MuckRock's Emily Hopkins used public records laws to get a copy of the meeting minutes from her school's 2005 public forum on the dangers of social media, and it's a doozy.