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Delaware Department of Justice
Attorney General
Kathy Jennings




 Archived Posts From:  April 2020

20-IB17 4/8/2020 FOIA Opinion Letter to Mr. Jeffrey Clouser re: FOIA Complaint Concerning the Delaware State Police

Petitioner alleged that DSP failed to timely respond to its request for records.
DECIDED: As DSP since provided a response, petitioner’s claim is now moot. DSP is cautioned to provide timely communications in the future.

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20-IB16 4/8/2020 FOIA Opinion Letter to Mr. Esteban Parra re: FOIA Complaint Concerning the Delaware State Police

PRINT VERSION: Attorney General Opinion No. 20-IB16 OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE Attorney General Opinion No. 20-IB16 April 8, 2020   VIA EMAIL Esteban Parra The News Journal EPARRA@wilmingt.gannett.com   RE:     FOIA Petition Regarding the Delaware State Police   Dear Mr. Parra: We write in response to your correspondence […]

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20-IB15 4/8/2020 FOIA Opinion Letter to Ms. Julie Nay re: FOIA Complaint Concerning New Castle County

Petitioner alleged that New Castle County failed to timely respond to her FOIA request.

DECIDED: No FOIA violation, as New Castle County attempted to respond to the request by producing the requested records but made an inadvertent mistake in the petitioner’s email address. When notified, New Castle County rectified this inadvertent error and provided petitioner with the requested documents.

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20-IB14 4/6/2020 FOIA Opinion Letter to Mr. Scott Becker re: FOIA Complaint Concerning the Delaware State Police

Petitioner alleges that as a Delaware statute requires a certain firearms report be provided to the General Assembly, the State Bureau of Identification of the Delaware State Police (“DSP”) improperly denied his request for this report.

DECIDED: As DSP’s counsel represented this report does not exist and DSP’s compliance with any statute other than the FOIA statute is outside this Office’s authority, it was determined that DSP did not violate FOIA.

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