Email from FBI to Gary Bald re: Special Inquiry in to Possible Detainee Abuse at Guantanamo Bay

Update on inquiry requiring personnel at GTMO since 9/11/01 to respond. 530 employees served at GTMO and were notified by e-mail. 478 have responded. 26 of those stated they observed what was believed to be some form of mistreatment and provided summaries of their observations. There were no observations of mistreatment by FBI personnel.The 26 summaries were reviewed by General Counsel Caproni who determined 17 to be approved DOD techniques, and sent 9 for interviews to be conducted this week.

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Tuesday, August 17, 2004
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Subject RE GTMO Special Inquiry
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This email will provide you with an update of the inquiry' As you are aware, an email was sent out to all
personnel who had served in any capacity at GTMO since 9/11/2001 This email required personnel to
respond to INSD and advise if they observed any aggregswe treatment of detainees by either DOD or
FBI peisonnel Those employees who in fact did observe what they perceived to be mistreatment were

to email INSD, provide a short summary of what they observed and be available for a followup interview
Those employees who did nottobserve any miStreatmeni were required to document their observation in
an EC fcirmat

There were 530 employees who have served in some capacity at GTMO and were notified by email. To
date, 478 have responded Some employees haVe since retired and others were contractors no longer
employed with the Bureau Of the 478 responses, therekere 26 employees who stated they observed
what was believed to be some form of mistreatment These 26 employees provided summaries of what
they actually observed There were no observations of any mistreatment of detainees by FBI personnel

The 26 1summanes were provided to General Counsel C'aproni, who reviewed each and ascertained that
nine of :the respondees would require a followup interview The remaining 17 were deemed to be
appropriate DOD approved interrogation techniques

These nine employees will beinterviewed utilizing a set iof questions prepared by INSD/CTD and
approved by General Counsel Capron! The questions are attached to this email for your review The

interviews will be conducted this week and be:documenied via FD-302s Subsequent to the interviews, a
report will be completed and forwarded to General Counsel Capron', who in turn will notify DOD I will
also forward CTD a copy of the report

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