The ACLU of Massachusetts has filed hundreds of public records requests with various city, state, and federal agencies. On this page, you’ll find requests and responsive documents. These are public records, so please use them however you see fit.

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TitleSubmitted ToCategoryYear FiledDate Published
Records Regarding Face Surveillance TechnologyNorthampton Police DepartmentSurveillance20196/27/19
Towing Profits by Massachusetts Dept. of Public UtilitiesMassachusetts Department of Public UtilitiesLaw Enforcement20199/27/19
Plymouth Police Face Surveillance EmailsPlymouth Police DepartmentSurveillance201805/06/19
Minutes from Boston Area Homeland Security MeetingsBoston Metro Homeland Security RegionLaw Enforcement20186/25/19
Administrative Subpoena Use by District AttorneysVarious Commonwealth District Attorney'sSurveillance201707/09/2018
Drone Use by Boston Police DepartmentBoston Police DepartmentSurveillance201707/09/2018
Boston Police Filming Protesters at BPDA meetingBoston Police DepartmentSurveillance201707/19/2018
Massachusetts Use of Facial Recognition TechnologyMassachusetts State PoliceSurveillance201707/19/2018
Social Media Monitoring by Boston PoliceBoston Police DepartmentSurveillance201607/10/2018
Asset Forfeiture by Suffolk County District AttorneySuffolk District AttorneyLaw Enforcement201506/11/2018
Info about First Responder Network AuthorityMassachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety & SecuritySurveillance201506/19/2018
Short-Term Detention and Cooperation with CBP and DHSWilmington Police DepartmentLaw Enforcement201506/19/2018
Info about Metropolitan Law Enforcement CouncilMetropolitan Law Enforcement CouncilLaw Enforcement201506/19/2018
New Bedford Field Interrogation and Observation ReportsNew Bedford Police DepartmentLaw Enforcement201507/19/2018
Regional Interagency Mutual Aid Organizations Between Law EnforcementVarious Commonwealth Police DepartmentsLaw Enforcement201406/19/2018
Mass DOT's Use of Facial Recognition TechnologyMassachusetts Executive Office of TransportationSurveillance201406/19/2018
SWAT & Special Ops Deployment HistoryVarious Commonwealth Police DepartmentsLaw Enforcement201306/12/2018
Administrative Subpoena Use Across the CommonwealthAttorney General & District Attorney OfficesSurveillance201306/19/2018
National Guard Resources and RecordsMassachusetts National GuardLaw Enforcement201306/19/2018
Relationship Between Police and Drug Enforcement AdministrationVarious Commonwealth Police DepartmentsLaw Enforcement201306/19/2018
Procurement for Urban Areas Security InitiativeBoston Office of Emergency ManagementSurveillance201306/19/2018
Information about Joint Terrorism Task Force and Todashev CaseFBILaw Enforcement201306/19/2018
Information about Joint Terrorism Task Force & Todashev CaseUS Attorney for MassachusettsLaw Enforcement201306/19/2018
Passenger Tracking InformationMBTA & Transit PoliceSurveillance201206/11/2018
Information About DoD 1033 ProgramMassachusetts State PoliceLaw Enforcement201206/11/2018
SWAT Team DeploymentsNortheastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement CouncilLaw Enforcement201203/18/19
Use of Administrative SubpoenasVarious Commonwealth District Attorney'sLaw Enforcement201106/11/2018
Use of Automatic License Plate ReadersMassachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety & SecurityLaw Enforcement201106/11/2018
Surveillance of Protected ActivityBoston Police DepartmentLaw Enforcement201106/11/2018
Obtaining Historical Cell Phone Location DataVarious Commonwealth Police DepartmentsSurveillance201106/11/2018
Use of Facial Recognition TechnologiesVarious Commonwealth Police DepartmentsLaw Enforcement201006/11/2018
TSA Use of Screening TechnologiesTransportation Security AdministrationSurveillance201006/11/2018
Purchase Info from Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI)Office of Emergency PreparednessLaw Enforcement201006/11/2018
Surveillance Technology in SchoolsVarious Commonwealth Public SchoolsSurveillance201006/12/2018
Information About the Joint Terrorism Task ForceUS Attorney for MassachusettsLaw Enforcement200906/11/2018
EOPSS Fusion Center Intelligence Sharing InformationMassachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety & SecurityLaw Enforcement200906/11/2018
EOPSS Fusion Center InformationMassachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety & SecurityLaw Enforcement200506/11/2018
Officer Barry Flanders & Cooperation with the JTTFFederal & State Law EnforcementLaw Enforcement200206/11/2018