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 180 433 426 187
OFFICE OF THE DAG 101 257 261 97
OFFICE OF THE ASSOC. AG 32 52 57 27
 
ATF 374 2,250 2,437 187
ANTITRUST 49 166 159 56
BOP 1,387 15,123 15,744 766
CIVIL 33 841 859 15
CIVIL RIGHTS 175 529 533 171
CRS 0 8 8 0
CRIMINAL 673 1,511 1,416 768
DEA 248 1,809 1,933 124
ENRD 51 169 177 43
EOIR 50 9,948 8,557 1,441
EOUSA 1,871 4,744 4,921 1,694
EOUST 2 61 61 2
FBI 1,868 10,875 10,736 2,007
FCSC 0 17 17 0
JMD 22* 3,154 3,159 17
NDIC 6 82 83 5
COPS 4 103 103 4
ODR 0 8 8 0
OFDT 0 29 29 0
OIP 36 439 435 40
OIG 1 245 241 5
OIPR 5 48 34 19
OIPL 11 7 15 3
OJP 7 556 555 8
OLC 2 69 64 7
OLP 23 60 49 34
OLA 50 69 64 55
Pardon Attorney 4** 44 43 5
OPR 27 130 136 21
Public Affairs 30 25 23 32
OSG 12 76 75 13
PRAO 0 13 13 0
TAX 4 249 253 0
USMS 202 1,535 1,547 190
USNCB 0 283 283 0
USPC 34 1,329 1,351 12
 
TOTALS 7,574 57,346 56,865 8,055

* When contributing to the Annual FOIA Report for Fiscal Year 2003, JMD incorrectly calculated the number of its pending cases. The correct number was 22, rather than 21; one request was not counted.

** When contributing to the Annual FOIA Report for Fiscal Year 2003, OPA incorrectly calculated the number of its pending cases. The correct number was 4, rather than 5; one request had been settled in Fiscal Year 2003.



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WITHDRAWN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 41 37 7 254 21 12 8 2 0 15 6 23
OFFICE OF THE DAG 15 25 2 186 3 8 3 0 0 2 2 15
OFFICE OF THE ASSOC. AG 4 7 0 37 0 4 2 0 0 0 1 2
 
ATF 531 631 219 372 19 7 121 59 280 21 71 106
ANTITRUST 32 27 34 42 5 9 5 0 2 0 0 3
BOP 10,408 1,422 357 718 62 64 323 172 1,698 357 163 0
CIVIL 308 57 35 390 11 19 2 0 9 0 15 13
CIVIL RIGHTS 176 107 51 111 31 18 4 3 8 0 5 19
CRS 0 0 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CRIMINAL 87 103 45 471 36 38 1 546 30 42 16 1
DEA 95 909 241 386 12 1 169 11 0 0 23 86
ENRD 47 30 14 63 2 10 5 0 2 0 1 3
EOIR 5,508 122 24 1,807 138 22 282 322 17 0 294 23
EOUSA 480 1,077 653 632 51 27 141 672 185 95 24 884
EOUST 8 5 0 13 0 2 16 16 0 1 0 0
FBI 124 2,606 235 5,956 49 757 90 24 48 0 807 40
FCSC 2 0 0 12 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0
JMD 78 16 3 27 2,236 21 2 13 8 712 43 0
NDIC 11 16 3 41 5 0 1 4 0 0 0 2
COPS 63 20 0 18 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
ODR 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
OFDT 6 2 0 7 12 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
OIP 36 5 0 60 127 14 1 7 0 148 4 33
OIG 29 75 28 90 16 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
OIPR 2 0 18 13 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
OIPL 0 2 0 11 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
OJP 329 116 4 70 17 16 0 0 0 2 1 0
OLC 13 5 5 39 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
OLP 7 8 0 19 5 3 3 0 0 3 0 1
OLA 6 22 1 17 1 8 2 0 0 3 1 3
Pardon Attorney 10 21 0 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
OPR 12 51 38 19 8 1 1 1 0 3 0 2
Public Affairs 4 2 0 10 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 1
OSG 22 13 7 18 11 0 0 1 3 0 0 0
PRAO 1 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0
TAX 10 11 0 190 6 4 0 0 30 0 0 2
USMS 337 669 59 248 15 4 19 5 90 13 12 76
USNCB 6 49 41 137 14 6 0 0 3 0 3 24
USPC 340 227 11 286 0 0 31 456 0 0 0 0
 
TOTALS 19,186 8,495 2,136 12,803 2,915 1,084 1,234 2,315 2,420 1,423 1,492 1,362

* 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 23 16 Failure to comply with requirements
4 Referred to another component/agency
2 Document referred not responsive
1 Records previously provided
Office of the DAG 15 13 Failure to comply with requirements
2 Document referred not responsive
Office of the Assoc. AG 2 Failure to comply with requirements
ATF 106 Failure to provide proof of identity
Antitrust 3 Responsive information posted on Antitrust Division Web site
Civil 13 Requests for legal advice
Civil Rights 19 7 No certification of identity/consent
7Unable to locate requester
5 Unable to locate file
Criminal 1 No deliverable return address included with request
DEA 86 Cases administratively closed: Correspondence to requester returned due to unknown forwarding address or request referred to another office for handling
ENRD 3 2 Could not contact requester
1 Record sealed
EOIR 23 Unable to locate file
EOUSA 884 536 No power of attorney
306 Administrative closing
40 No forwarding address
2 Available at GPO
FBI 40 30 Request opened in error
10 Mail returned/No forwarding address
NDIC 2 No certification of identity/consent
OIP 33 26 Failure to comply with requirements
6 Referred to another agency/component
1 Document referred not responsive to request
OLP 1 Failure to comply with requirements
OLA 3 2 Document referred not responsive to request
1 Failure to comply with requirements
OPR 2 No certification of identity
Public Affairs 1 Document referred not responsive to request
Tax 2 1 Request for materials available on Tax Division Web site
1 Request previously provided
USMS 76 41 No forwarding address
21 FOIA/PA not applicable
6 Referred records not responsive to request
3 Access granted by other means
3 Failure to comply with requirements
2 Requester no longer interested
USNCB 24 Failure to reply


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 2 7 1 0 16 31 2 0 14 3 2 1 0 0
OFFICE OF THE DAG 1 2 1 0 20 9 0 0 9 1 0 0 0 0
OFFICE OF THE ASSOC. AG 0 0 0 0 4 5 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
 
ATF 0 345 158 72 63 276 91 0 402 45 54 5 0 0
ANTITRUST 0 4 12 12 15 12 22 0 15 14 0 0 0 0
BOP 0 442 0 20 299 434 78 0 1,143 80 234 854 0 0
CIVIL 0 2 0 5 60 32 2 0 5 1 0 0 0 0
CIVIL RIGHTS 0 0 2 1 54 16 37 0 139 4 0 0 0 0
CRS 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CRIMINAL 2 21 16 0 54 125 7 0 123 11 2 4 0 0
DEA 18 801 36 24 24 162 87 0 980 551 55 756 0 0
ENRD 0 0 0 1 28 11 2 0 9 0 0 0 0 0
EOIR 0 0 0 0 2 143 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
EOUSA 6 274 427 25 817 527 89 4 1,437 324 65 158 0 0
EOUST 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
FBI 528 1,494 403 14 90 543 144 20 2,194 1,427 558 57 0 0
FCSC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
JMD 0 1 0 5 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
NDIC 0 7 0 0 4 12 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
COPS 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 0 1 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 2 0 0
OIP 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
OIG 2 0 0 0 5 9 17 0 73 1 1 0 0 0
OIPR 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
OIPL 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
OJP 0 3 0 42 5 97 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
OLC 2 0 0 0 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
OLP 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
OLA 0 2 0 0 4 21 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0
Pardon Attorney 0 2 1 0 15 16 0 0 16 0 0 0 0 0
OPR 0 35 4 0 30 77 5 0 77 0 0 3 0 0
Public Affairs 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
OSG 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
PRAO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TAX 0 0 7 0 8 0 5 0 11 0 0 1 0 0
USMS 1 93 4 2 32 91 11 0 603 11 43 7 0 0
USNCB 0 41 0 4 4 4 5 0 74 41 4 1 0 0
USPC 0 1 0 0 36 93 0 0 93 2 2 0 0 0
 
TOTALS 580 3,577 1,073 227 1,718 2,791 587 24 7,432 2,519 1,021 1,850 0 0

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