DOJ FOIA 2002 ANNUAL REPORT - INITIAL FOIA/PA ACCESS REQUESTS

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WITHDRAWN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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