FOIA Number: MULTI-DOJ-USMS-20-1624

DOJ Records of USMS Memos and Communications Related to Protest Response

September 2, 2021
Records from the Department of Justice in response to American Oversight's request for U.S. Marshals Service orders, guidance, or similar records concerning use of force, rules of engagement of law enforcement credentials from May 25 to Jun. 5, 2020. These records include related memos, requests, and communications.

New Records About Trump Administration’s Response to Summer 2020 Racial Justice Protests

June 17, 2021
The documents include a Secret Service timeline referencing the deployment of tear gas against peaceful protesters on June 1, as well as communications about the federal response to protests in Portland, Ore.

Investigations Update: Family Separation, Unmarked Law Enforcement, and Trump’s Campaign Rallies

June 30, 2020
Here’s a look at the investigations our team has been pursuing through public records requests and Freedom of Information Act litigation in the last week.

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.