Entity: DOJ - Federal Bureau of Investigation

FOIA to Multiple Agencies for Records Related to Unidentified Federal Police, Use of Force Guidelines, and Deployment Orders at Protests

June 25, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records reflecting directives and guidance given to federal police forces regarding self-identification and display of badges and uniforms, use of force guidelines, or deployment orders.

Glomar Response from the FBI Regarding Communications with Facial Recognition Software Company Clearview AI

June 18, 2020
The Federal Bureau of Investigation provided a “Glomar” response to American Oversight, refusing to confirm or deny the existence of records reflecting communications with representatives of the facial recognition software company Clearview AI, Inc.

Glomar Response from the FBI Regarding Records About Facial Recognition Software Company Clearview AI

June 18, 2020
The Federal Bureau of Investigation provided a “Glomar” response to American Oversight, refusing to confirm or deny the existence of records regarding the facial recognition software company Clearview AI, Inc.

News Roundup: Georgia’s Disastrous Election, the Administration’s Alarming Protest Response, and Barr’s Troubling Tenure

June 12, 2020
As stirring protests against police brutality gripped the nation’s attention and as the coronavirus continued its tragic spread through multiple states, Georgia held a chaotic primary election.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Interagency MOU Agreements Regarding Protest Surveillance

June 10, 2020
FOIA to multiple federal law enforcement agencies seeking interagency Memorandum of Understanding agreements on data sharing regarding protests.

FOIA to Multiple Federal Law Enforcement Agencies Regarding Tracking of Protesters

June 10, 2020
FOIA to multiple federal law enforcement agencies seeking databases or other documents used to track or surveil protesters and guidance or directives regarding the surveillance of protesters.

News Roundup: A Somber Week After Memorial Day

May 29, 2020
As states across the country enter various phases of “reopening,” sobering news about the federal government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic continues to emerge. 

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Flynn-Kislyak Transcripts

May 22, 2020
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking any transcripts of calls between Michael Flynn and Russian Ambassador Kislyak in December 2016.

News Roundup: One Firing, Multiple Scandals

May 22, 2020
Trump's firing of the State Department's inspector general has unearthed a series of concerning stories about the conduct of the very person who pressed for the firing — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Portion of Michael Flynn’s SF-86 Security Form Regarding Contacts with Turkish Officials

May 19, 2020
FOIA to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Defense seeking the portion of Michael Flynn’s security clearance form where he would have been required to disclose his contacts with Turkish officials, in light of reports that Turkey attempted to influence the Trump campaign through Flynn.