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 ToCategoryNumber of DocumentsYear FiledDate Published
Lantel at the Boston Office of Emergency ManagementBoston Office of Emergency ManagementSurveillance26620192/26/21
Lantel at the Executive Office of Health and Human ServicesExecutive Office of Health and Human ServicesSurveillance120192/26/21
Lantel at the Executive Office of Public Safety and SecurityExecutive Office of Public Safety and SecuritySurveillance220192/26/21
Lantel at the Executive Office for Administration and FinanceExecutive Office for Administration and FinanceSurveillance020192/26/21
Lantel at the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA)Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA)Surveillance220192/26/21
Lantel at the Massachusetts State PoliceMassachusetts State PoliceSurveillance1420192/26/21
DataWorks at the Executive Office of Public Safety and SecurityExecutive Office of Public Safety and SecuritySurveillance720192/26/21
Morpho at the Executive Office of Health and Human ServicesExecutive Office of Health and Human ServicesSurveillance220192/26/21
IBM at the Springfield Police DepartmentSpringfield Police DepartmentSurveillance220202/26/21
Briefcam at the City of Boston (2019)City of BostonSurveillance720192/26/21
MA Police Departments Receiving Solicitations from Clearview AIVarious Police DepartmentsSurveillance10220202/26/21
MA Police Departments with No Records from Clearview AIVarious Police DepartmentsSurveillance44520202/26/21
Clearview AI at the Agawam PDAgawam PDSurveillance320202/26/21
Clearview AI at the Andover PDAndover PDSurveillance420202/26/21
Clearview AI at the Boston PDBoston PDSurveillance020202/26/21
Clearview AI at the Beverly PDBeverly PDSurveillance120202/26/21
Clearview AI at the Marlborough PDMarlborough PDSurveillance120202/26/21
Clearview AI at the Salem PDSalem PDSurveillance320202/26/21
Clearview AI at the Somerset PDSomerset PDSurveillance220202/26/21
Clearview AI at the Wellesley PDWellesley PDSurveillance320202/26/21
Clearview AI at the Yarmouth PDYarmouth PDSurveillance120202/26/21
Clearview AI at the Bourne PDBourne PDSurveillance120202/26/21
Clearview AI at the Dalton PDDalton PDSurveillance020202/26/21
Clearview AI at the Falmouth PDFalmouth PDSurveillance420202/26/21
Clearview AI at the Great Barrington PDGreat Barrington PDSurveillance020202/26/21
Clearview AI at the Harvard PDHarvard PDSurveillance120202/26/21
Clearview AI at the Norfolk Sheriff's OfficeNorfolk Sheriff's OfficeSurveillance020202/26/21
Clearview AI at the Oxford PDOxford PDSurveillance320202/26/21
Clearview AI at the Sudbury PDSudbury PDSurveillance220202/26/21
Clearview AI at the West Bridgewater PDWest Bridgewater PDSurveillance1120202/26/21
Clearview AI at the Foxbourugh PDFoxbourugh PDSurveillance120202/26/21
Clearview AI at the Massachusetts State Police (MSP)Massachusetts State Police (MSP)Surveillance520202/26/21
Briefcam at the City of Boston (2020)City of BostonSurveillance320202/26/21
COPLINK Facematch at the Massachusetts State PoliceMassachusetts State Police (MSP)Surveillance12019-20202/26/21
EOPSS Grants for Surveillance Tech in MA SchoolsExecutive Office of Public Safety and SecuritySurveillance220192/26/21
Face Recognition in MA SchoolsVarious School DistrictsSurveillance120192/26/21
Face Recognition in Revere Public SchoolsRevere Public SchoolsSurveillance2320192/26/21
Face Recognition at the Department of Criminal Justice Information Services (DCJIS)Department of Criminal Justice Information Services (DCJIS)Surveillance420192/26/21
Face Recognition at the Executive Office of Public Safety and SecurityExecutive Office of Public Safety and SecuritySurveillance120192/26/21
Face Recognition at the Massachusetts State Police (MSP)Massachusetts State Police (MSP)Surveillance720182/26/21
Known Use of Face Recognition at the Massachusetts State Police (MSP)Massachusetts State Police (MSP)Surveillance720192/26/21
Massachusetts State Police (MSP) Use of Face Recognition at the Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV)Massachusetts State Police (MSP)Surveillance120192/26/21
Face Recognition at the MA Sheriff's Association [2019]MA Sheriff's AssociationSurveillance120192/26/21
Face Recognition at the MA Sheriff's Association [2018]MA Sheriff's AssociationSurveillance020182/26/21
Face Recognition at the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA)Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA)Surveillance02018-20192/26/21
Face Recognition at the Department of Transportation (DOT)Department of Transportation (DOT)Surveillance38020192/26/21
Face Recognition at the Executive Office of Health and Human ServicesExecutive Office of Health and Human ServicesSurveillance020192/26/21
Face Recognition at the Department of Criminal Justice Information Services (DCJIS)Department of Criminal Justice Information Services (DCJIS)Surveillance020192/26/21
Massachusetts State Police Access to Fusion Center Booking DatabaseMassachusetts State Police (MSP)Surveillance420172/26/21
MA Police Departments with No Records on Face Recognition (2018-2019)Various Police DepartmentsSurveillance262018-20192/26/21
Facial Recognition at the Cambridge PDCambridge PDSurveillance120182/26/21
Facial Recognition at the Medford PDMedford PDSurveillance220192/26/21
Facial Recognition at the New Bedford PDNew Bedford PDSurveillance120182/26/21
Facial Recognition & COPLINK at the Northampton PDNorthampton PDSurveillance820192/26/21
Suspect Technologies and the Plymouth PDPlymouth PDSurveillance120182/26/21
Facial Recognition at the Plymouth PDPlymouth PDSurveillance020192/26/21
Facial Recognition at the Revere PDRevere PDSurveillance520182/26/21
Facial Recognition at the Salem PDSalem PDSurveillance220192/26/21
Facial Recognition at the Springfield PDSpringfield PDSurveillance1420192/26/21
Facial Recognition at the Peabody PDPeabody PDSurveillance120192/26/21
Location of Surveillance Cameras Across BostonCity of BostonSurveillance020192/26/21
Video Surveillance Data Sharing in BostonCity of BostonSurveillance120192/26/21
Boston Security Camera Strategy MeetingsCity of BostonSurveillance120192/26/21
Federal Funds for the BRIC and OEMCity of BostonLaw Enforcement3220207/22/20
DEA and FBI Face Surveillance RecordsFederal & State Law EnforcementSurveillanceOngoing production20196/17/20
MA Dept. of Public Health COVID-19 Response
Massachusetts Department of HealthPublic Health520205/7/20
Face Recognition in Revere Public SchoolsRevere Public SchoolsSurveillance2220192/19/20
State Audit of Bristol SheriffBristol County Sheriff’s OfficeLaw Enforcement1069201912/5/19
Use of Robotics in Law EnforcementMassachusetts State PoliceLaw Enforcement7201911/25/19
Boston Police Department Collaboration with ICEBoston Police DepartmentImmigration10201910/26/19
Towing Profits by Massachusetts Dept. of Public UtilitiesMassachusetts Department of Public UtilitiesLaw Enforcement1020199/27/19
Surveillance Cameras and Associated Technologies in the Metro Boston AreaBoston Office of Emergency ManagementSurveillance220199/4/19
Records Regarding Face Surveillance TechnologyNorthampton Police DepartmentSurveillance1520196/27/19
Minutes from Boston Area Homeland Security MeetingsBoston Metro Homeland Security RegionLaw Enforcement2520186/25/19
Plymouth Police Face Surveillance EmailsPlymouth Police DepartmentSurveillance320185/6/19
SWAT Team Deployments ↗Northeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement CouncilLaw Enforcement11920123/18/19
Boston Police Filming Protesters at BPDA meetingBoston Police DepartmentSurveillance220177/19/18
Massachusetts Use of Facial Recognition TechnologyMassachusetts State PoliceSurveillance620177/19/18
New Bedford Field Interrogation and Observation ReportsNew Bedford Police DepartmentLaw Enforcement1720157/19/18
Social Media Monitoring by Boston PoliceBoston Police DepartmentSurveillance320167/10/18
Administrative Subpoena Use by District AttorneysVarious Commonwealth District Attorney'sSurveillance3120177/9/18
Drone Use by Boston Police DepartmentBoston Police DepartmentSurveillance420177/9/18
Info about First Responder Network AuthorityMassachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety & SecuritySurveillance1520156/19/18
Short-Term Detention and Cooperation with CBP and DHSWilmington Police DepartmentLaw Enforcement720156/19/18
Info about Metropolitan Law Enforcement CouncilMetropolitan Law Enforcement CouncilLaw Enforcement920156/19/18
Regional Interagency Mutual Aid Organizations Between Law EnforcementVarious Commonwealth Police DepartmentsLaw Enforcement1220146/19/18
Mass DOT's Use of Facial Recognition TechnologyMassachusetts Executive Office of TransportationSurveillance620146/19/18
Administrative Subpoena Use Across the CommonwealthAttorney General & District Attorney OfficesSurveillance4420136/19/18
National Guard Resources and RecordsMassachusetts National GuardLaw Enforcement520136/19/18
Relationship Between Police and Drug Enforcement AdministrationVarious Commonwealth Police DepartmentsLaw Enforcement1520136/19/18
Procurement for Urban Areas Security InitiativeBoston Office of Emergency ManagementSurveillance2920136/19/18
Information about Joint Terrorism Task Force and Todashev CaseFBILaw Enforcement3420136/19/18
Information about Joint Terrorism Task Force & Todashev CaseUS Attorney for MassachusettsLaw Enforcement2920136/19/18
SWAT & Special Ops Deployment HistoryVarious Commonwealth Police DepartmentsLaw Enforcement3820136/12/18
Surveillance Technology in SchoolsVarious Commonwealth Public SchoolsSurveillance2820106/12/18
Asset Forfeiture by Suffolk County District AttorneySuffolk District AttorneyLaw Enforcement920156/11/18
Passenger Tracking InformationMBTA & Transit PoliceSurveillance1320126/11/18
Information About DoD 1033 ProgramMassachusetts State PoliceLaw Enforcement720126/11/18
Use of Administrative SubpoenasVarious Commonwealth District Attorney'sLaw Enforcement5720116/11/18
Use of Automatic License Plate ReadersMassachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety & SecurityLaw Enforcement6620116/11/18
Surveillance of Protected ActivityBoston Police DepartmentLaw Enforcement820116/11/18
Obtaining Historical Cell Phone Location DataVarious Commonwealth Police DepartmentsSurveillance1720116/11/18
Use of Facial Recognition TechnologiesVarious Commonwealth Police DepartmentsLaw Enforcement3820106/11/18
TSA Use of Screening TechnologiesTransportation Security AdministrationSurveillance5220106/11/18
Purchase Info from Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI)Office of Emergency PreparednessLaw Enforcement4620106/11/18
Information About the Joint Terrorism Task ForceUS Attorney for MassachusettsLaw Enforcement8920096/11/18
EOPSS Fusion Center Intelligence Sharing InformationMassachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety & SecurityLaw Enforcement920106/11/18
EOPSS Fusion Center InformationMassachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety & SecurityLaw Enforcement4920056/11/18
Officer Barry Flanders & Cooperation with the JTTFFederal & State Law EnforcementLaw Enforcement020026/11/18
CBP Title 42 ExpulsionsU.S. Customs and Border ProtectionImmigration5202110/1/21
Plymouth County Sheriffs Department RecordsPlymouth County Sheriffs DepartmentLaw Enforcement29202110/5/21