DOJ FOIA 2004 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

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WITHDRAWN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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