ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT REQUESTS FILED WITH THE RCMP – SEEKING INFORMATION ON THE HIGH RIVER FLOOD RCMP SMASH & GUN GRAB

ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT REQUESTS FILED WITH THE RCMP
SEEKING INFORMATION ON THE HIGH RIVER FLOOD RCMP SMASH & GUN GRAB

RCMP – OTTAWA HQ and K DIVISION
Details regarding the information being sought: The CBC reported on July 5, 2013: “It’s no different than Slave Lake, to seize firearms or to secure firearms that are in plain view,” RCMP Insp. Garrett Woolsey, said on June 28, referring to the Alberta community swept by fire in 2011.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/story/2013/07/05/rcmp-flood-high-river-guns-complaint-commissioner-paulson.html
Please provide copies of all records, correspondence and documentation related to the seizure of firearms in Slave Lake, Alberta during the 2011 forest fire emergency evacuation. Records being sought should include the authority used by the RCMP to conduct the search of private homes and the seizure of firearms, the policies and procedures governing the search of private homes and seizure of firearms during emergency evacuations in effect at that time, the number of homes searched, the number of firearms seized, the number of firearms returned to their owners, the number of firearms destroyed and the number of home owners charged with firearms offences as a result of these emergency searches and seizures.

RCMP – OTTAWA HQ and K DIVISION
Details regarding the information being sought: Please provide a copy of the RCMP’s most current standing orders, policies and procedures governing the search of private homes and seizure of firearms during emergency evacuations of communities.

RCMP – OTTAWA HQ and K DIVISION
Details regarding the information being sought: For the period from June 22, 2013 to present, please provide copies of all the records, correspondence and documentation related to the search of private homes and the seizure of firearms in High River, Alberta including copies of all communications to and from the High River RCMP detachment, RCMP headquarters in Alberta, RCMP headquarters in Ottawa and officials in the Alberta Government.

RCMP – OTTAWA HQ, K DIVISION & HIGH RIVER DETACHMENT
Details regarding the information being sought: For the period from June 19, 2013 to present, please provide copies of all the records, correspondence and documentation related to the search of private homes in High River, Alberta that document the number of homes broken into using locksmiths, the number of homes broken into using physical force, the number of people rescued, the number of dogs, cats and other pets rescued, the pet food purchased to feed the animals rescued, the number of pet carriers, collars and leashes purchased to complete the rescues, the number of animals that required veterinary assistance and were delivered to local vets for care, the numbers and description of all valuables seized and secured by the RCMP before and during the state of emergency and a description and location of the storage facilities used to secure these valuables.

RCMP – OTTAWA HQ, K DIVISION & HIGH RIVER DETACHMENT
Details regarding the information being sought: For the period from June 19, 2013 to June 30, 2013, please provide copies of the radio communications, e-mail messages and text messages from officers in the High River RCMP Detachment to the teams conducting house to house searches in High River, Alberta.

RCMP – OTTAWA HQ, K DIVISION & HIGH RIVER DETACHMENT
Details regarding the information being sought: Please provide copies of all reports, documents, communications, and correspondence including e-mails and text messages that would show the extent of the involvement of NWEST (National Weapons Enforcement Support Team) in the search and seizure of firearms from homes in High River, Alberta during the flood and state of emergency in June, July and August 2013, including the subsequent return of those firearms to their rightful owners.
Dennis R. Young
Alberta, NWT & International Director
Canada’s National Firearms Association
Airdrie, Alberta

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ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT REQUEST FORMS
http://www.tbs-sct.gc.ca/tbsf-fsct/350-57-eng.asp

ACCESS TO INFORMATION AND PRIVACY COORDINATORS – ALL DEPT.
http://www.tbs-sct.gc.ca/atip-aiprp/apps/coords/index-eng.asp

PERSONAL INFORMATION REQUEST FORMS
http://www.tbs-sct.gc.ca/tbsf-fsct/350-58-eng.ASP