All Records, Training Materials, Training Agendas, Training Lesson Plans, and Legal Authority Re: Clubbing, Batting, or Otherwise Beating a Trapped Raccoon

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Dear New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection,

This is a request for public records made under OPRA and the common law right of access. I am not required to fill out an official form. Please acknowledge receipt of this message.
Records requested:

All statutes and regulations, or citations to statutory authority or regulatory authority, that allows for the "dispatch," killing, or beating of a trapped raccoon or other trapped animal (via an enclosed trap, snare trap, or any other restraining device or trap).

Also, please provide copies of all training materials, classroom agendas, and classroom lesson plans used in the training sessions for licensed trappers. In particular, include all references to the means by which trapped raccoons or other animals (as described above) are dispatched or killed. Specifically include all references to clubbing or beating to dispatch or kill the above animals.

Yours faithfully,

Patricia Doyle
1620 Beach Boulevard
Forked River, NJ 08731
(609) 693-2946

Records, DEP,

Ms. Doyle

Good Morning,

I have manually entered your request into our database. You should use the tracking number 262470 when checking on the status of your request. You should receive a response by 12/16/19.

Keith Harley

Agency Services Representative
Office of Records Access
401 E. State Street
P.O. Box 420
Mail Code 401-06Q
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
Phone: 609-341-3121

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Dear Records, DEP,

Please reference the above noted OPRA request. A response was scheduled for December 16, 2019, and has yet to be received. Please provide an immediate response.

Thank you,

Patricia Doyle

Records, DEP,

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Ms. Doyle

Good Morning,

I apologize for how long it has taken to get a response sent. Our system can' t automatically send e-mail to requesters who submit request via opra-machine due to the fact the e-mail addresses are too long. It seems that this response was supposed to be sent manually and wasn't. I have attached the response to this e-mail.

Keith Harley

Agency Services Representative
Office of Records Access
401 E. State Street
P.O. Box 420
Mail Code 401-06Q
Trenton, NJ 08625-0420
Phone: 609-341-3121

NOTE: This E-mail is protected by the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, 18 U.S.C. Sections 2510-2521. This E-Mail and its contents, may be Privileged & Confidential due to the Attorney-Client Privilege, Attorney Work Product, and Deliberative Process or under the New Jersey Open Public Records Act. If you are not the intended recipient of this e-mail, please notify the sender, delete it and do not read, act upon, print, disclose, copy, retain or redistribute it.

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