THE CITY OF NEW YORK

MICHAEL A. CARDOZO Corporation Counsel LAW DEPARTMENT j 0Q CHURCH NEW YORK, NY 10007
GARY

p. SHAFFER phone: 212-676-2740 fax: 212-788-0367 gshaffer@law.nyc.gov

August 11, 2003

BY HAND Daniel Marcus, Esq. John Farmer, Esq. The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States 26 Federal Plaza Suite 13-100 New York, NY 10007 Re: Document Request No. 1 - City of New York Gentlemen, hi response to the Commission's Document Request No. 1, we are today providing you with various materials, described further below, from the New York City Police Department and the New York City Fire Department. We will continue to provide additional materials as they become available. SPECIFIC REQUESTS AND RESPONSES A. New York City Police Department 1. The following documents, records or raw data pertaining to NYPD's response to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 (the "9/11 Attacks"); (i) radio communication tapes and transcripts for NYPD communications on September 11, 2001, (ii) operational logs for September 11, 2001 through September 20, 2001 (this ten day period is referred to as "9/11-9/20"), (iii) dispatch records for 9/11-9/20, (iv) internal and external video footage of the NYPD's response from 9/11-9/20 to the 9/11 Attacks, and (v) staffing and unit location charts for 9/11-9/20, including, but not limited to, NYPD "SWAMP site maps."

Response: The following items are provided with this letter in response to the above request: \/a. Seven videotapes labeled as follows: 1. WTC Event 9-11 -01, Sgt. Frank Strommer (Ret)/ Director Tony Lopresti (WTC-01 S, Day) 2. WTC-03-0 (9/13/01, 1600x0400) 3. Aftermath WTC Attack, Day 3 - AM Rescue Workers Removing Debris PO Scott Nicholson & Retired PO John Mullins, (9/13/01-WTC 02-S) 4. Aftermath WTC Attack, Day 5-AM (9/15/01, WTC-04-D) 5. WTC Aftermath 9-5-01, PO Scott Nicholson/ Retired PO John Mullins 6. WTC 9-18-01 (B-Roll) 7. WTC Footage site B-roll, 9-18/19/20, Ret. Sgt. Strommer B. The New York City Fire Department and EMS 2. All records, plans or other documents setting forth or discussing New York City Fire Department's and EMS' (together the "FDNY") Standard Operating Procedures, duties, protocols and policies in connection with response plans to catastrophes, disasters, terrorist attacks of any nature and fires or other crises in skyscrapers which were in place on September 10, 2001, including, but not limited to, SOPs, training manuals, emergency recall plans and guidance, and related materials. Response: The following items are provided with this letter in response to the above request: ( T. Firefighting Procedures- High-Rise Office Buildings

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( 3."} Air Support Plan- High Rise Fires

Efforts to evaluate the Commission's requests and seek responsive materials are continuing and supplemental responses will be supplied. Ve:

Shaffer Assistant Corporation Counsel