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05/09/2022REFER TO: 2022-00799Mr. Chris GelardiMuckRock News DEPT MR 126675411A Highland AveSomerville, MA 02144Dear Mr. Gelardi:This is to acknowledge receipt of your FOIA Request dated 5/9/2022, and received by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) on 5/9/2022, in which you requested records concerning All memoranda of understanding (MOU) between the New York City Police Department and the United States ATF signed 2021. Your request has been assigned number 2022-00799. Please refer to this number on any future correspondence. For your information, this office assigns incoming requests to one of three tracks: simple, complex, or expedited. Each request is then handled on a first-in, first-out basis in relation to other requests in the same track. Simple requests usually receive a response in approximately one month, whereas complex requests necessarily take longer. At this time, your request has been assigned to the Simple track. You may wish to narrow the scope of your request to limit the number of potentially responsive records or agree to an alternative time frame for processing, should records be located; or you may wish to await the completion of our records search to discuss either of these options. We have determined that you are an "representative of the news media" pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552(a)(4)(A)(ii)(II). As such, we may be required to assess fees for duplication of responsive records. However, please be advised that you are statutorily entitled to the first 100 pages for free. See 28 C.F.R. 16.10(c)). You may review the Department of Justice regulations, which establish the fees charged for processing FOIA requests at -bin/text-idx?SID=8999e607820979b75ca686207dea1e14&mc=true&node=sp28.1.16.a&rgn=div . If you disagree with this determination, you are welcome to provide any additional information that would demonstrate that you should not be considered an "representative of the news media" requester. If you would like to discuss either the track or the fees associated with your request, please contact our FOIA Public Liaison, Zina Kornegay, at (202) 648-7390. You may also discuss any aspect of your request with our FOIA Public Liaison. Adam C. Siple Chief Information and Privacy Governance Division This message (including any attachments) contains confidential information intended for a specific individual and purpose, and is protected by law. If you are not the intended recipient, you should delete this message and any disclosure, copying, or distribution of this message, or the taking of any action based on it, by you is strictly prohibited. Deloitte refers to a Deloitte member firm, one of its related entities, or Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited ("DTTL"). Each Deloitte member firm is a separate legal entity and a member of DTTL. DTTL does not provide services to clients. Please see to learn more. v.E.1





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