ASNE supports FOIA access to mugshots
- By: ASNE staff
- On: 02/06/2013 12:05:21
- In: FOI
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press has asked Attorney General Holder to reverse the new policy that limits access to mugshots.We recently alerted you to a proposed change in the way the United States Marshals Service responds to FOIA requests for federal mugshots. The USMS recently announced that it will no longer fulfill requests for mugshots unless those requests further law enforcement purposes.
With the support of ASNE and almost 40 other media organizations, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press wrote a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder asking him to reverse the new USMS policy on mugshots.
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