FBI Memo re: Request to Designate the Investigation into Abuse and Mistreatment of Detainees at Guantanamo Bay a Special Inquiry

The memo discusses the result of their investigation/survey. It states that 9 FBI employees, of the 532 who were assigned to Guantanamo after 9/11, observed aggressive mistreatment, interrogations and interview techniques of GTMO detainees.
Memo is a request to have the Director/Deputy Director, Bruce J. Gebhardt designate the investigation into GTMO abuse as an INSD special inquiry "[i]n order to commence with the interviews" of those 9 witnesses.

Doc_type: 
Non-legal Memo
Doc_date: 
Thursday, September 2, 2004
Doc_rel_date: 
Monday, January 1, 2007
Doc_text: 

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FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION

Precedence: PRIORITY Date: 09/02/2004

Ta: Director's Office Attn: DD Bruce J. Gebhardt

From: Inspection
Office of inspections

Approved By: Gebhardt Bruce 3.
Caproni Valerie

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Case It #: 297-HQ-.A13276669-A

(Pending)01

Title: GTMO •

COUNTERTERRORISM DIVISION (CTD)
INSPECTION SPECIAL INQUIRY

Synopsis: Requestapproval to designate captioned matter as an

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Inspection Division (INSD) Special Inquiry.

Details: Based upon a request from OGC,.INSD conducted a survey
of all Bureau personnel who had served in any capacity at GTMO
since 09/11/2001. This survey, which was disseminated via email,
requested personnel to advise INSD if they observed any
aggressive mistreatment, interrogations or interview techniques
of GTMO detainees by representatives of any law enforcement,
military or Bureau personnel which were not consistent with
Bureau guidelines. Records obtained by CTD determined there were

,532 Bureau employees or contractors who served at GTMO during
this time frame., The survey resulted in identifying nine
employees who -observed such .treatment and they provided short
summaries of what they observed: There were no documented ­incidents involving-any Bureau personnel. These summaries'were
provided to General Counsel Valerie Caproni, who requested these
nine employees be -interviewed.

In order to commence with the interviews, it i6
requested that the.Deputy Director designate andapprove this
matter as an.INSD Special Inquiry.

RESPONSES-1 .
DOJFBI 3618

To: Director's mice From: Inspection
Re: 297-HQ-A13276669-A, 09/02/2004

LEAD(s):
Set Lead 1: (Action)

DIRECTOR'S OFFICE

AT DD FO, DC

That the request for designation be brought to the

attention of the Deputy Director.

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Doc_nid: 
7171
Doc_type_num: 
63