DOJ FOIA Requests

March 8, 2009
Req. No. CRM-2009-00353-P

Request for Investigation Initiation Forms (IIF) of OCDETF Operation White Rabbit and Operation Flashback, specifically: "1. Any and all records pertaining to the undersigned; 2. the OCDETF application and proposal for the OCDETF investigations involving the undersigned, viz. DEA SEO "WHITE RABBIT" and DEA SEP-581 "FLASHBACK"; 3. the identities of the participating agencies in the OCDETF investigations are specifically requested; 4. a referral of records originating from participating and other agencies may be required for their direct response to the requester. In this event, a notification of the referrals is requested."

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June 25, 2009
Req. No. CRM-200900496F

Request for DOJ/CD records on OCDETF Operation White Rabbit East (WC-KS-0068)) and identification of participating agencies.

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August 14, 2009
OJP FOIA Req. No. 09-00374

Request for DOJ Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) records of DOJ Regional Information Sharing System (RISS)), specifically: "1. Any and all records - but narrowed to the time period of 1 January 1997 through 31 January 2004 - in which the undersigned is the subject of interest or only mentioned, and resulting from a query of all RISS databases, the regional RISS centers and other RISS systems, and including but not limited to the following: a. printouts of the query screen displays and the search results obtained, including all pointer indices for all government databases showing "hits" on records maintained by DOJ and any other federal, state and local government agencies (OGAs); b. printouts of all such RISSNET pointer indices and query/results displays, including but not limited to RISSNET indices of records originating from the U.S. Attorneys Offices (USAO), DOJ Criminal Division, National Drug Pointer Index (NDPIX), FBI Law Enforcement Online (LEO), FBI National Data Exchange (NDex), EPIC Clandestine Laboratory Seizure System (CLSS), and - in this instance - the Kansas and California state law enforcement systems and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department systems; c. printouts of all records available on RISSNet, RISSIntel, and all specialized criminal intelligence databases, including analytical products, deconfliction reports, records from the MidWest and Northern California HIDTAs and their Case Management Systems, and all other HIDTA and non-HIDTA indices and databases linked to RISSNET; d. printouts of all electronic communications, email, and any other records transmitted through RISSNET from any HIDTA Investigative Support Center (ISC) or any federal, state or local government agency or system; e. printouts of all other references in the RISS system or on RISSNET, including RISSLeads and RISSSearch; f. records of a specific HIDTA investigation concerning the undersigned (see attached DOJ/CD release of records, in response to FOIA Request Number CRM-200900353P, confirming a MidWest HIDTA investigation initiated on November 8, 2000 regarding USAO Number 2000R00910 and Docket Number 00-40104-01/02-R)(See P. 1 of OCEDTF Status Report)."

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September 3, 2009
Req. No. CRM-200900353P

Request for OCDETF Investigation Initiation Form, Indictment/Information Form (Part A), and the State and Local Overtime Forms for Operation White Rabbit East (WC-KS-0068), specifically: "1. the OCDETF Executive Office records described in the attached DOJ OCDETF Status Report - previously released by DOJ under FOIA Request Number CRM-200900353P - citing therein OCDETF Investigation Number WC-KS-68 and WC-KS-0068 (Operation Name: White Rabbit East) under "Source: OCDETF Investigation, Indictment or Information Form," but with this request limited only to the following three (3) records in the OCDETF Management Information System (MIS) or other databases: a.) the Investigation Initiation Form (IIF) for OCDETF Operation White Rabbit East (WC-KS-68 or WC-KS-0068) submitted from the West Central OCDETF region of Kansas; b.) Part A of the Indictment or Information Form (Case), listing the personnel (i.e. attorneys) and agencies involved and numbers of personnel by agency, as required by the OCDETF Management Information System Reporting Forms; c.) the forms reporting the State or Local law enforcement officers assigned to participate, the Local Overtime and Authorized Expense Forms, and the Officers Overtime Log for Billing for 2001, 2002, and 2003. In sum, a search is requested of the OCDETF MIS for the OCDETF Investigation Initiation Form, the Indictment/Information Form (Part A), and the State and Local Overtime Forms for Operation White Rabbit East (WC-KS-68 or WC-KS-0068) [] Please note EOUSA has already disclosed the identities of two of the OCDETF member agencies (DEA and IRS) and that redaction of these and other federal and state participating agencies is unnecessary in this instance (see attached EOUSA response to your referral records responsive to Request Number CRM-200900353P for a direct determination by EOUSA, p. 2."

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September 14, 2009
Req. No. 200900725F

Request for "the revised 2002 OCDETF Guidelines."

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December 7, 2009
Req. No. OJP FOIA No. 10-00132

Request for Regional Information Sharing System (RISS) records and grants involving Criminal Intelligence systems, specifically: "1. the grant application to DOJ for funding provided by DOJ/BJA/OJP as Grant Number 2002-RS-CX-0004 and concerning in part the Regional Information Sharing System (RISS); 2. a list of all grants - including but not limited to those involving RISS - provided by DOJ/BJA/OJP for research and development of criminal intelligence systems as described by 28 CFR Part 23; 3. a copy of the OJP annual notice indicating the existence and the objective of all systems for the continuing interjurisdictional exchange of criminal intelligence information which are subject to the 28 CFR Part 23 Criminal Intelligence Systems policies (see 28 CFR 23.40(c), Monitoring and Auditing of grants for the funding of intelligence systems); 4. a copy of the current DOJ "RISS Program Funding and Administration Guidelines"

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December 11, 2009
Req. No. CRM-201000042F

Request for records of Operation White Rabbit, specifically: "(records relating the the undersigned) in 1. The OCDETF "Status Report" form generated by OCDETF for the Criminal Division; 2. the OCDETF Investigation Initiation Form (IIF) for Operation White Rabbit (PA-CAN-219) originating on May 22, 2001 in the Northern District of California, and identifying all agencies ultimately participating in Operation White Rabbit (including the originating agencies DEA and IRS); 2. Part A. of the Indictment or Information Form (Case), listing the personnel (i.e. attorneys) and agencies involved and the numbers of personnel by agency, as required by the OCDETF Management Information System reporting forms; 3. the OCDETF Disposition and Sentencing Report - by Defendant; 4. the closing report for this investigation, if any."

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March 4, 2010
Req. No. CRM-201000366F

Request for OCDTEF Management Information System (MIS) records of Operation White Rabbit, the OCDETF MIS Operating Manual, and various Memoranda of Understanding on major DOJ databases, specifically: "1. Any and all records within or accessible to the OCDETF MIS in which the undersigned is a subject of interest or only referenced, including but not limited to: a.) OCDETF Operation White Rabbit (PA-CAN-219); b.) OCDETF Operation White Rabbit East (WC-KS-68); c.) printouts of the screen displays of the indices of the OCDETF MIS pointing to the requested records for items 1 and 1.a-b supra; d.) all records of the search being conducted; 2.) the table of contents for the OCDETF MIS operating manual, user guide, or equivalent; 3.) the OCDETF MIS operating manual, user guide, or equivalent; 4.) the memorandum of understanding or equivalent for datasharing and ingestion of OCDETF MIS records into: a.) FBI's Central Records System (CRS); b.) FBI's Investigative Data Warehouse (IDA); c.) DEA's NADDIS system; d.) DEA's Drug X system; e.) the Regional Information Sharing system (RISS) operated under the guidance of DOJ (OJP/BJA) as a 28 Part 23 Criminal Intelligence system."

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March 22, 2010
Req. No. CRM-201000311F

Request for records describing the DOJ Computer Center as defined in a publication of FBI (59 FR 29824/06-09-94) citing the "DOJ Computer Center, Rockville, Maryland" and specifically: "1. records listing and describing all databases, applications and pointer indices originating from any agency or entity and available to authorized users through telecommunications access to the Department of Justice Computer Center (e.g. DEA's Case Status System (CAST) and numerous other agencies systems); 2. screen display printouts of the interfaces to all databases, applications and indices available to authorized users of the DOJ Computer Center."

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April 23, 2010
Req. No. CRM-2010000482F

Request for DOJ records of Operation Flashback, specifically: " 1. DEA Special Enforcement Program "Operation Flashback" (DEA SEP-581); 2. In this regard, a search is requested not only of those databases routinely searched in response to FOIA requests, e.g. the Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Section and other Criminal division databases likely to retain records concerning DEA Special Enforcement Programs, but also a.) the OCDETF MIS (Management Information System) and the OCDETF Fusion Center; b.) the DOJ Computer Center, including the indices of DEA, FBI, EOUSA and Other Government Agencies (OGAs) records systems; c.) the DOJ Computer Center search would include but not be limited to, e.g. DEA's CAST and NADDIS indices, FBI's Universal Index, RISS, and OGA indices."

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May 17, 2010
Tracking no. 1929208 Justice Management Division

Request for records of DOJ Financial Management Information System (FMIS) pertaining to OCDETF Operation White Rabbit, specifically: "records from a search of: 1. the Department of Justice Financial Management Information System (FMIS), limited to any and all FMIS records pertaining to: a.) OCDETF Operation White Rabbit (PA-CAN-219); b.) OCDETF Operation White Rabbit East (WC-KS-68); c.) DEA Special Enforcement Program Flashback (SEP-581); d.) the undersigned, either as a main subject or only referenced; 2. the screen displays of the FMIS indices pointing to the originating records as described in items 1.a-d supra; 3.) the table of contents or index for the FMIS operating manual or equivalent."

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June 1, 2010
Req. No. CRM-201000482F

Request for "the NADDIS record (on the undersigned) maintained at the DOJ Computer Center, in basic, partial and full display format."

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June 15, 2010
Req. No. CRM-201000311F

Request for records describing the DOJ Computer Center, specifically: "1. records listing and describing any and all databases, applications and pointer indices maintained by the DOJ Computer Center; 2. the records requested include DOJ and component agencies databases, applications and pointer indices, as well as those of all Other Government Agencies (OGAs) maintained by the DOJ Computer Center."

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June 28, 2010
Req. No. CRM-201000557F

Request for DOJ records from DEA's Drug X system, specifically: "records - both main and reference - pertaining to the undersigned in the DOJ Drug X query system: 1. any and all records between June 1, 1994 and December 31, 2004 within the Drug X query system; 2. any and all access or inquiry logs or equivalent indicating access to the Drug X query system between the specified dates by DOJ or Other Government Agencies (OGAs), including but not limited to FBI, DEA, and IRS."

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September 28, 2011
no tracking number assigned

Requested DOJ records of Gordon Todd Skinner in light of Pickard v. DOJ, 653 F.3d 782 (9th Cir. July 27, 2011), specifically: "records pertaining to Gordon Todd Skinner, DOB 7/13/64, SSN 445-72-2727. Importantly, this request does not requires a release authorization or proof of death, in that DOJ has officially confirmed Skinner as an informant, in accord with 5 USC 552(c)(2), as described in Pickard v. DOJ, 2011 LEXIS 15397 (9th Cir. July 27, 2011)(see also http://www.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2011/07/27/08-15504.pdf)."

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