V. INITIAL FOIA/PA ACCESS REQUESTS.

A. NUMBERS OF INITIAL REQUESTS.

  NUMBER OF REQUESTS
PENDING AS OF
END OF PRECEDING YEAR
NUMBER OF REQUESTS
RECEIVED IN
CURRENT YEAR
NUMBER OF REQUESTS
PROCESSED IN
CURRENT YEAR
NUMBER OF REQUESTS
PENDING AS OF
END OF CURRENT YEAR
OFFICE OF THE AG 153 281 271 163
OFFICE OF THE DAG 80 139 135 84
OFFICE OF THE ASSOC. AG 30 87 76 41
 
ANTITRUST 65 154 156 63
BOP 510 14,059 13,868 701
CIVIL 24 546 544 26
CIVIL RIGHTS 70 471 447 94
CRS 0 15 15 0
CRIMINAL 732 1,178 1,259 651
DEA 286 1,765 1,839 212
ENRD 31 190 191 30
EOIR 25 6,650 6,620 55
EOUSA 2,141 3,630 3,869 1,902
EOUST 7* 162 167 2
FBI 2,478 15,024 14,869 2,633
FCSC 0 17 17 0
INS 28,372 130,511 133,368 25,515
JMD 16 2,372 2,356 32
NDIC 2 35 33 4
COPS 14 126 134 6
ODR 0 6 6 0
OFDT 0 0 0 0
OIG 9 126 133 2
OIP 19 236 230 25
OIPR 18 44 52 10
OIPL 4 17 17 4
OJP 3 322 320 5
OLC 13 49 60 2
OLP 15 53 38 30
OLA 40 85 80 45
Pardon Attorney 6 65 63 8
OPR 32 84 90 26
OSG 1 81 74 8
PRAO 0 7 7 0
Public Affairs 15 42 33 24
TAX 0 451 448 3
USMS 55 1,314 1,286 83
USNCB 2 284 286 0
USPC 126 1,401 1,471 56
 
TOTALS 35,394 182,079 184,928 32,545

* This number does not match the number of pending requests shown on the FY 2001 report due to error in prior calculation.



B. DISPOSITION OF INITIAL REQUESTS

  NUMBER
OF
TOTAL
GRANTS
NUMBER
OF
PARTIAL
GRANTS
NUMBER
OF
DENIALS
NO
RECORDS
REFERRALS REQUEST
WITHDRAWN
FEE-
RELATED
REASON
RECORDS
NOT
REASONABLY
DESCRIBED
NOT A
PROPER
FOIA
REQUEST
FOR SOME
OTHER
REASON
NOT AN
AGENCY
RECORD
DUPLICATE
REQUEST
OTHER*
OFFICE OF THE AG 55 65 13 74 34 11 5 0 0 8 4 2
OFFICE OF THE DAG 19 36 10 47 5 7 6 0 0 1 2 2
OFFICE OF THE ASSOC. AG 5 13 6 38 4 4 2 0 0 0 2 2
 
ANTITRUST 20 49 16 50 2 16 1 0 0 0 0 2
BOP 8,685 907 160 1,114 28 95 410 177 1,878 219 195 0
CIVIL 118 39 45 278 11 11 9 2 11 4 16 0
CIVIL RIGHTS 165 83 22 90 26 2 3 2 16 1 2 35
CRS 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CRIMINAL 109 170 59 320 50 21 1 439 28 45 5 12
DEA 153 817 212 399 9 7 76 40 3 0 25 98
ENRD 82 21 2 56 7 11 4 0 5 0 0 3
EOIR 4,545 240 28 1,115 3 11 250 175 0 0 191 62
EOUSA 402 784 512 630 124 28 73 432 173 45 33 633
EOUST 36 4 4 10 2 67 39 5 0 0 0 0
FBI 273 2,465 408 6,983 29 631 271 76 2,791 0 912 30
FCSC 8 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
INS 65,094 33,971 517 9,622 109 856 1,363 143 8,729 1,496 7,905 3,563
JMD 67 19 5 11 1,910 19 1 0 0 152 171 1
NDIC 1 7 0 17 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
COPS 81 25 3 18 3 2 0 0 0 0 2 0
ODR 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
OFDT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
OIG 22 38 11 5 8 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
OIP 43 10 1 14 80 7 6 9 0 54 2 4
OIPR 5 13 21 9 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0
OIPL 1 2 1 12 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
OJP 141 94 6 70 5 3 0 0 0 1 0 0
OLC 8 3 6 39 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
OLP 5 11 1 17 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0
OLA 18 24 1 23 1 7 6 0 0 0 0 0
Pardon Attorney 22 22 2 15 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
OPR 16 32 12 14 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
OSG 21 11 8 28 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 0
PRAO 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Public Affairs 2 3 3 22 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
TAX 19 19 7 351 4 0 0 0 46 0 0 2
USMS 307 410 48 135 21 9 19 6 298 8 5 20
USNCB 10 55 24 151 2 2 2 1 10 0 1 28
USPC 868 104 13 163 1 0 17 5 289 11 0 0
 
TOTALS 81,426 40,571 2,187 22,019 2,501 1,830 2,571 1,513 14,280 2,048 9,474 4,508

* See following page for individual component explanations.


*EXPLANATION OF DISPOSITION OF FOIA/PA INITIAL REQUESTS:
OTHER REASONS FOR NONDISCLOSURE
(COLUMN MARKED "OTHER")

Component Number of Times Reason(s)
Office of the AG 2 Failure to comply with requirements
Office of the DAG 2 Failure to comply with requirements
Office of the Assoc. AG 2 Failure to comply with requirements
Antitrust 2 Requested information was publicly available on the ATR's Web site
Civil Rights 35 29 No identification
4 Unable to locate file
2 Unable to locate requester
Criminal 12 7 No deliverable address included with request
5 No close code/file missing
DEA 98 Cases administratively closed: Correspondence to requester returned due to unknown forwarding address or case referred to another office for handling
ENRD 3 Could not contact requester
EOIR 62 Unable to locate file
EOUSA 633 382 No power of attorney
212 Administrative closing
35 No forwarding address
4 Available at GPO
FBI 30 19 Requests opened in error
11 Mail returned/No forwarding address
INS 3,563 2,980 Unable to locate
583 Requests for records that pre-date 1906 and presumably do not exist
JMD 1 Need for information mooted by decison of appeal
OIP 4 Failure to comply with requirements
OPR 9 8 Failure to comply with requirements
1 Records outside scope of request
Tax 2 1 Requester thought Tax Divison was an IRS component
1 Referred request sought records that were the subject of litigation brought by the requester against the Tax Division
USMS 20 13 FOI/PA not applicable
3 Requester no longer interested
2 No forwarding address
1 Access granted by other means
1 Referred records not responsive
USNCB 28 Failure to reply to request for additional information


EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT

  (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7)(A) (7)(B) (7)(C) (7)(D) (7)(E) (7)(F) (8) (9)
OFFICE OF THE AG 11 3 2 0 38 46 9 0 22 7 7 0 0 0
OFFICE OF THE DAG 4 2 3 0 27 20 5 10 10 4 0 0 0 0
OFFICE OF THE ASSOC. AG 0 0 1 0 7 8 4 0 6 1 0 0 0 0
 
ANTITRUST 0 1 26 19 30 19 17 0 21 21 0 0 0 0
BOP 0 237 0 23 294 323 29 0 736 121 131 538 0 0
CIVIL 0 0 3 5 51 14 12 0 2 3 0 0 0 0
CIVIL RIGHTS 0 0 0 2 49 6 28 0 89 3 2 0 0 0
CRS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CRIMINAL 10 17 33 0 76 186 13 0 192 28 1 1 0 0
DEA 20 692 21 27 36 178 46 0 800 452 28 666 0 0
ENRD 0 0 1 1 18 5 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
EOIR 0 1 0 1 9 154 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
EOUSA 8 115 329 6 499 473 53 3 1,149 197 26 81 0 0
EOUST 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
FBI 420 1,252 388 16 61 368 368 3 2,465 1,455 399 59 2 0
FCSC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
INS 6 6,741 84 444 20,778 169,345 10,901 21 175,276 4,412 13,015 112 0 0
JMD 0 2 4 9 2 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
NDIC 0 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
COPS 0 2 0 0 2 23 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
ODR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
OFDT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
OIG 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 20 3 2 0 0 0
OIP 0 0 0 0 5 7 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
OIPR 27 1 1 0 3 6 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
OIPL 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
OJP 0 4 0 15 4 71 0 0 2 2 6 4 0 0
OLC 1 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
OLP 0 0 0 0 2 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
OLA 1 0 0 0 10 17 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Pardon Attorney 0 0 1 0 21 21 0 0 21 0 0 0 0 0
OPR 0 24 3 0 22 42 1 0 41 0 0 0 0 0
OSG 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
PRAO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Affairs 0 0 0 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TAX 0 1 16 1 19 5 12 0 21 2 0 1 0 0
USMS 0 64 4 11 33 88 12 0 314 8 31 4 0 0
USNCB 0 48 0 1 2 34 7 1 66 50 4 1 0 0
USPC 0 6 0 0 26 78 5 2 78 3 1 1 0 0
 
TOTALS 508 9,214 920 581 22,141 171,569 11,540 40 181,347 6,774 13,655 1,468 2 0

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