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THE CITY OF NEW YORK


MICHAEL A. CARDOZO LAW DEPARTMENT GARY p SHAFFER
Corporation Counsel l QQ CHURCH phone: 212-676-2740
NEW YORK, NY 10007 fax: 212-788-0367
gshaffer@law.nyc.gov

December 15,2003

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 Production - City of New York

Gentlemen,

To supplement the City's prior discovery responses to the Commission's request for
documents, the City of New York ("City") responds as follows:

POLICE DEPARTMENT

In response to the Commission's Document Request No. 1, we are today providing you
with documents, with their contents described further below, from the New York City Police
Department.

A. New York City Police Department

2. 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: In addition to those documents already provided, the following
documents are provided in response to the above request:

1. Roll calls for the following commands:

Chief of Department: COMPSTAT Unit, Domestic Violence Unit, Training


Assessment & Coordination Section, Disorder Control Unit, Violent Crimes
Patterning Unit, Strategic Analysis Section, Investigation Review Section,
Command & Control Center, Operations Unit. There are no precinct command
logs for 1 Police Plaza (police headquarters).

Chief of Patrol: Patrol Services Bureau, Resource Management Section,


Investigation & Evaluation Section.

We believe that with these enclosures the only Police Department items now sought from
the Commission that have not yet been provided by the City are: 1) the sprint records and
FINEST system reports for the 24-hour period beginning at 8:30 a.m. on September 11, 2001 and
2) copies of all Line of Duty Injury ("LODI") reports for deaths and injuries suffered between
8:46 a.m. and 9 p.m. on September 11, 2001. A detailed summary of the LODI reports has
already been provided. We will provide a copy of a filled-out LODI report, with personal,
identifying information redacted, so we can discuss whether full reports are required.

Regarding the Sprint and FINEST system reports, the City is awaiting the Commission's
response to Larry Kahn's email of December 12, 2003 to John Farmer regarding production of
these documents.

FIRE DEPARTMENT

Reference is made to Sam Caspersen's email of November 13, 2003, which contained a
list of outstanding documents you were awaiting from the City.

In response to the request for EMS Standard Operating Procedures ("SOP's") in


existence on September 10, 2001 with respect to responding to major incidents, enclosed herein
is a six-page document entitled "Operations at Public Safety Incidents." This is the only
document in the Fire Department's possession that is responsive to the foregoing request. There
are no EMS after-action reports or studies relating to EMS's performance on September 11, 2001
in response to the 9/11 attacks.

With regard to FDNY and EMS radio and phone dispatch tapes related to the 9/11
attacks, and the FDNY CADS (computer assisted dispatch) transcripts related to the 9/11 attacks,
the City is awaiting the Commission's response to Larry Kahn's email of December 11, 2003 to
John Farmer regarding production of these items.

Pursuant to Sam Caspersen's request at today's interview of Battalion Chief Stephen


Grabher, the City provided the Commission with a copy of the FDNY's Unit Location Chart
which we believe was in effect on September 10, 2001. Mr. Caspersen and I today also agreed
to discuss tomorrow with counsel for the Fire Department whether there exist any additional
FDNY SOP's relevant to the Commission's request that have not yet been provided.

OEM

You have also requested various information from the City's Office of Emergency
Management ("OEM"), in particular: 1) all OEM SOP's in existence on September 10, 2001
with respect to responding to major incidents, and 2) all internal OEM after-action
reports/summaries/critiques/evaluations of the OEM's performance on September 11, 2001 in
response to the 9/11 attacks.

The aforementioned documents do not exist. Any SOP's were destroyed in the collapse
of WTC 7, and no after-action reports or studies were prepared by OEM relating to its
performance in response to the 9/11 attacks.

We believe the City has now provided all available materials from OEM sought by the
Commission.

Very^truly yours,
' 1
Gary Shaffe*
Assistant Corporation Counse