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FOIA Agency Information

General Information

National Security Division
Agency within Department of Justice

Mission statement: "The Department's mission is to enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States according to the law; to ensure public safety against threats foreign and domestic; to provide federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; to seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior; and to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans. "

Where Suits are Filed

Status  Year  City 
Cases filed within: 7 days 30 days over 30 days
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Docket Number Filed Case Title

Request Backlogs and Processing Times

Most Recent Data, for the Month of
TrackPending CasesClosed Cases
All139 cases
average 184 days pending
10 cases
average 14 days to close
Track Not Provided7 cases
average 174 days pending
1 case
average 105 days to close
Simple77 cases
average 305 days pending
19 cases
average 82 days to close
Expedited8 cases
average 157 days pending
1 case
average 60 days to close
Complex73 cases
average 444 days pending
7 cases
average 754 days to close


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