NYPD Use of Noncommittal 'Glomar' Answer Questioned as Transparency Dodge

, New York Law Journal


Some in the legal community can neither confirm nor deny that the New York City Police Department's policy of using the so-called Glomar doctrine as an exemption to open records requests is a good thing. But all can agree that the CIA-coined nonanswer to requests for information that was typically used in situations involving matters of national security has seen wider use in recent years.

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