Internal TigerSwan Situation Report 2017-02-15
Jun. 21 2017 — 3:08p.m.
DAPL SITREP 156 February 15, 2017 John Porter Chief Security Officer INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS REPORT IS PROPRIETARY AND SENSITIVE. DO NOT RELEASE OUTSIDE OF AUTHORIZED AND APPROVED RECIPIENTS.
INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS REPORT IS PROPRIETARY AND SENSITIVE DO NOT RELEASE OUTSIDE OF AUTHORIZED AND APPROVED RECIPIENTS The Highlights Social Media posts found on Facebook page of is calling for violent action against all pipeline construction equipment, using sugar in the fuel tanks and slicing the sidewalls of tires. Another post by highlights rumors of one to three improvised explosive devices (IED) on unspecified routes. There is no indication the protesters have planned sabotage activities; however successful sabotage of equipment will hinder ongoing construction. The threat of IEDs is of concern, however there is no indication such devices are employed along the routes used by DAPL personnel. Increased surveillance activity focusing on HDD-E indicates possible shift of focus from HDD-W due to the decreased security posture, as compared to HDD-W; however, protester travel time to HDD-E from the camps is significantly increased, limiting protestor ability to organize an action against HDD-E. The Details A. NORTH DAKOTA FUSION CENTER ii. Intel Update a. Continued warm weather and thawing is hindering clean-up in Camp 2. iii. Past 24 Hours a. ND Governor and legislature team arrived at Camp 2 and were not permitted entrance by camp security. b. Facebook post from is inciting sabotage to DAPL equipment and provided rumors of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) on unspecified routes. c. HDD-E reported (1) vehicle passed on (3) occasions using a cellular phone taking photos/videos of site. (5) other vehicles passed at a slow rate of speed. OP North (HDD-E) reported being surveilled by the same vehicles. iv. Next 24 Hours a. Reinforcement/repairing of damaged perimeter wire of HDD’s as snow melts. b. Continued improvement of roads in/around HDD-W. c. Monitoring protester transition from Camp 2 to new camp areas. TigerSwan Prepared for Energy Transfer Partners 1
INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS REPORT IS PROPRIETARY AND SENSITIVE DO NOT RELEASE OUTSIDE OF AUTHORIZED AND APPROVED RECIPIENTS B. IOWA SECURITY ADVISORY ii. Intel Update a. Heather Pearson of Bold Iowa states a former DAPL contractor reached out to her in support of their cause. If her statement is true, the individual may potentially share vital information about the project. However, Pearson may have fabricated the story as a source of propaganda to bolster their upcoming day of direct action. http://boldiowa.org/2017/02/14/dapl-contractor-reaches-out/ b. Des Moines Catholic Workers (DMCS), including and , are officially involved in Bold Iowa’s statewide direct action. They will lead one of the Bold Action Teams by providing nonviolent direct action training at 0900 and then performing the direct action at 1300 at an undisclosed location. DMCS involvement will likely increase the number of participants in the event and allow for combination of the groups TTPs. c. Bold Iowa’s statewide direct action is 22 February 2017. https://www.facebook.com/events/1819524311647044/ iii. Past 24 Hours a. Met with LT Leanna Ellis, Field Services Commander of the Story County Sheriff’s Office, and Chief Mark Pote of the Huxley Police Department, to brief the Agencies on the upcoming Bold Iowa statewide direct action on 22 February. The pump station falls within the jurisdiction of the SCSO, and the Huxley PD, though outside their jurisdiction, will respond if requested by the SCSO. iv. Next 24 Hours a. Assess the Cambridge Pump Station and valve sites as needed. b. Meet with a Mr. of Vermeer in Pella, Iowa about his security concerns regarding the Bold Iowa statewide day of action on the 22 Feb. c. Meet with the District 1 representative of the Iowa State Patrol reference the Bold Iowa statewide direct action on 22 Feb. TigerSwan Prepared for Energy Transfer Partners 2
INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS REPORT IS PROPRIETARY AND SENSITIVE DO NOT RELEASE OUTSIDE OF AUTHORIZED AND APPROVED RECIPIENTS C. ILLINOIS FUSION CENTER ii. Intel Update a. Illinois’ activists are continuing their IO campaign against pipeline, oil and gas industries. The linked propaganda document uses skewed data to support protestor narrative and will be used against DAPL and future pipeline operations. www.facingsouth.org/2017/02/new-data-undermine-oil-and-gasindustrys-pipeline-safety-claims Past 24 Hours a. Conducted pipeline infrastructure security inspections b. Liaison meeting with local law enforcement iii. Next 24 Hours a. Conducted pipeline infrastructure security inspections b. Liaison meeting with local law enforcement TigerSwan Prepared for Energy Transfer Partners 3