Internal TigerSwan Situation Report 2016-11-08

Jun. 3 2017 — 3:23p.m.



INFORIVIATION CONTAINED IN THIS REPORT IS PROPRIETARY AND SENSITIVE DO NOT RELEASE OUTSIDE OF AUTHORIZED AND APPROVED RECIPIENTS The Highlights In ND, 51 protesters were scheduled to appear in court to hear charges for their involvement in protest action on October 22. The remaining protestors at the camps only managed a peaceful demonstration walk to the north bridge on HWY 1306. Mississippi Stand in IA regrouped and staged a protest at the South Skunk River HDD during the pipe pull operation. LE arrested three protestors and the effort resulted in Precision cancelling the night shift. MS may continue to stage such protests in an effort to regain publicity and juice their fundraising effort for moving up to Standing Rock. The Details 1. EXECUTIVE UIVI MARY A. North Dakota i. lntelUpdate a. Protestors have released a call to action for veterans of all branches to come to Standing Rock on Veterans Day, 11 NOV. A continued influx of veterans could enable protesters to become more organized, as well as improve their tactics, techniques, and procedures. b. Sacred Stone is attempting to hire plumbers, carpenters, and electricians to finish the two buildings on Camp 4 {which is on Corps of Engineer property}. Reporting indicates that protestors possess the necessary materials, but lack the skilled labor. Without skilled labor, the projects will not be completed in time for the first snows. c. Reporting indicates that the Tesoro Gas Station located by the Prairie Knights Casino on the reservation has sold out of gasoline and only has diesel fuel available. The lack of fuel may hinder protestor vehicle movements. d. A contingent of Black Panthers, likely from Chicago, have arrived at Standing Rock to support the protesters. e. Social media reporting states that 1,200 people have signed up for the one-way bus trips to Standing Rock. ii. Past 24 Hours a. Construction of the pipeline continued without interruption. b. Hescos along to the south of the pullback pipe are 98% complete. Trenches are being dug along both sides ofthe pullback pipe. c. Protesters attempted to set up two roadblocks near the Mandan mat yard. Law enforcement interdicted the protesters before they could disrupt operations. d. Protesters continued to probe the North Bridge area and conducted a silent, TigerSw an peaceful march to the bridge with 400 people. A youth organization planned the event. Prepared for Energy Transfer Partners 1

INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS REPORT IS PROPRIETARY AND SENSITIVE DO NOT RELEASE OUTSIDE OF AUTHORIZED AND APPROVED RECIPIENTS Next 24 Hours a. Tensions will remain high as DAPL workers continue efforts on the ROW by the HDD site. b. Maintain static security efforts around Fortress Forward. c. Continue to reinforce HDD site and perimeter ofthe Meyer property. d. Parallel planning continues with law enforcement to secure the HDD. e. The bridge on HWY 1806 north of the camps will remain closed per law enforcement. B. Iowa i. Intel Update a. Mississippi Stand (MS) now considers itself a ?Shut Down Caravan? and will likely conduct direct actions IDAs) along the ROW on their way to ND. Their probable intent is to document as many DAs as possible to gain the support needed to fundraise enough money to last through the winter in ND. With this reenergized group of MS members, equipment sabotage is more likely and their next stop is likely to be the DSM Riyer HDD site. MS leader Alex Cohen states protesting in IA is safer than in ND. MS has a new intake form to screen people who want to join their groupfcarayan. The questionnaire my function to ferret out DAPL employee infiltrators or to harmonize their efforts by only brining on similarly motiyated actiyists. d. of MS, shared a post from group "Blue Liyes Mu rder? on F3 that states "There is no such thing as a good cop?. - may be a threat to LE and may be more radical than previously thought. ii. Past 24 Hours a. Approximately 15 protesters demonstrated at the South Skunk Riyer HDD in Mahaska County and blocked the access road with a barrel lock box, which combines the popular black bear with a barrel full of concrete. LE arrested three. Even though the event only lasted "2.5h rs, Precision cancelled the night shift resulting in 12hrs of lost work. The pipe pull at the HDD, however, is complete. TigerSwan Prepared for Energy Tran sfer Partners 2

INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS REPORT IS PROPRIETARY AND SENSITIVE DO NOT RELEASE OUTSIDE OF AUTHORIZED AND APPROVED RECIPIENTS b. and_ were noticeably absent from the South Skunk Riyer HDD DA. c. Security drawdown and switch to patrolling format complete. Protesters likely had been suryeilling the South Skunk Riyer HDD site, but security drawdowns precluded security from monitoring the site. Next 24 Hours a. Continue preparation to secure the Des Moines Riyer HDD site during the upcoming pipe pull {delayed multiple times due to drilling problems}. h. Meet with LE in Mahaska County to discuss recent arrests and likely protestor courses of action. C. Illinois i. Intel Update a. Persons of interest identification and link analysis continues. " and ?ThoughtWorks? are two prominent anti-DAPL groups in IL. At least two members of were con?rmed to have been at past MS protests in IA. b. ?Illinois against and Illinois? have both increased their social media traffic and are discussing making changes to their privacy settings on social media. ii. Past 24 Hours a. Local anti-DAPL groups are coordinating with Chicago-centered protest groups to force an enyironmental impact statement through state and federal goyernment representatiyes. Next 24 Hours a. Focus on identifying a baseline persons of interest link analysis with organizations who promote anti-DAPL sentiments. D. South Dakota i. Intel Update a. Security has obseryed an increase in probable anti-DAPL probes/reconnaissance in SD over the last week. ii. Past 24 Hours a. - stopped at the yalye site at SD 190 and stated to the guard that she was a land owner and wanted to take pictures. A background check reyealed that she is an anti-DAPL protester who has been at the camp in North Dakota. We cannot con?rm or deny that she is related to any landowners at this time. b. Security conducted roying patrols of all three spreads, 24;? security at the Redfleld Pump Station {with additional guards}, electrician guards and DAPL office guard. c. The team also conducted ride-along and onsite briefings to- the incoming SD PM TigerSwan Prepared for Energy Transfer Partners 3

INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS REPORT IS PROPRIETARY AND SENSITIVE DO NOT RELEASE OUTSIDE OF AUTHORIZED AND APPROVED RECIPIENTS Next 24 Hours a. Transfer authority to- as SD PM. b. Security elements will continue security operations in sector. 2. MEDIA PDATE TigerSw an "Judge moyes DAPL protester to jury trial? Bismarck Tribune by Blair Emerson a. Link: courtsf?article . Summary: On OTNOUJudgeJames Hill determined there was probable cause to charge Carlo Voli, from Edmonds, WA with felony reckless endangerment due to his actions in chaining himselfto an item of equipment on 135EP in New Salem. The judge dismissed the same charge against Wanikiyewin Wi Loud Hawk because it did not meet the grounds for felony reckless endangerment because the police made the decision to cut the "sleeping dragon? oftheir own accord thereby causing the risk. The case inyolying Mr. Voli will moye forward to a jury trial at a later date. Analyst Note: The case against Mr. ?y'oli will impact how Law Enforcement and Prosecutors charge protesters who engage in actions such as these. If the prosecution is successful in this case, it will likely remoye Mr. Voli from protest activities and may serve as a deterrent to other protestors. A class felony is likely to include a period of incarceration. "Morton County Court holds special session for DAPL protesters? West Dakota Fox by Bo anns UTNOV2016 a. b. Link: Summary: On Monday Morton County Court held a Special Court session to process 51 protesters charged with yiolations stemming from the 22OCT protest. Matthew McHenry is one of the lawyers for the protestors and has preyiously worked on some protest cases in Oregon. Previously the protestor legal team has had some success in haying the charges dropped. Analyst Note: By oyerwh elming the legal system, the protestors maybe able to secure a small yictory. If the prosecutors elect to use prosecutorial discretion to reduce the work load due to an inability to process the large number of cases, th en the protestors will see this as a yictory and embolden them to further action. Prepared for Energy Transfer Partners 4

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