Request for deaths records

Kyra Senese filed this request with the Alameda County Sheriff Department of Alameda County, CA.
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20-296

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From: Kyra Senese


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

With attention to Sergeant Bordi:

This is a request pursuant to the California Public Records Act. We are requesting death records dating back to Jan. 1, 2020, with the following information for each case:

- decedent name
- case number
- decedent name
- date of death
- location of death
- race
- ethnicity
- age
- gender
- occupation/industry
- whether injury/infection occurred at work
- incident location (street address, city, state, ZIP where injury/infection occurred)
- incident date
- decedent residence (street address, city, state, ZIP)
- cause(s) of death (indicating if COVID related)
- contributing factors
- any other accessible, non-exempt information contained in electronic case records

This request is part of an ongoing collaboration involving the Brown Institute for Media Innovation, the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowships at Stanford University, the MuckRock Foundation and partner newsrooms across the country. This request is part of a news-gathering process and is intended for educational, not commercial use.

We request expedited processing to the extent possible. This information is critical to the public’s understanding of the coronavirus pandemic and its local impact on public health. Let us know if we can help clarify this request in any way. Please also consider waiving any fees for producing the requested records.

Please provide the data in spreadsheet format as an e-mail attachment. Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. We look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires. You can reach me at kas2317@columbia.edu or 630-608-8844 with any questions.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Kyra Senese

From: Alameda County Sheriff Department

Dear Kyra Senese,

Pursuant to California Government Code Section 6253(c), we write in response to the inquiry that you made to the Alameda County Sheriff's Office under the California Public Records Act, which we received on, October 7, 2020. We note that the requests are limited only to records in our custody and control.
The Alameda County Sheriff's Office is in the process of gathering some responsive, non-exempt documents in regards to your request. After review, we will have a cost estimate for you (if any), and upon receipt of payment from you (if any), we will produce these materials. If deemed necessary, we may have to produce on a rolling basis. We estimate the review to be complete within 2 weeks.

Best regards,

Cynthia Wilson - Sheriff's Technician
Alameda County Sheriff's Office - Internal Affairs (Public Records Request)
1401 Lakeside Drive, 7th Floor | Oakland, CA 94612
office: 510.208.9805|fax: 510.208.9803|qic: 26017
cwilson@acgov.org<mailto:cwilson@acgov.org> |https://www.alamedacountysheriff.org/

From: Kyra Senese

Hi Cynthia,

Thank you for providing this update. Please feel free to reach out at 630-608-8844 with any questions if needed.

Best,
Kyra Senese

From: Alameda County Sheriff Department

Hello Kyra,

I will be working on your request next week. Your request is large and it requires redactions. I am currently redacting two other very large request. I hope to complete your request within three weeks.

Cynthia Wilson - Sheriff's Technician
Alameda County Sheriff’s Office - Internal Affairs (Public Records Request)
1401 Lakeside Drive, 7th Floor | Oakland, CA 94612
office: 510.208.9805|fax: 510.208.9803|qic: 26017
cwilson@acgov.org<mailto:cwilson@acgov.org> |https://www.alamedacountysheriff.org/

From: Kyra Senese

Hi Cynthia,

Thank you for all your efforts on this and for providing this update. We appreciate it and look forward to hearing back soon.

Best,
Kyra Senese

From: Alameda County Sheriff Department

Dear Kyra Senese,

Pursuant to California Government Code Section 6253(c), we write in response to the inquiry that you made to the Alameda County Sheriff's Office under the California Public Records Act, which we received on, October 7, 2020. We note that the requests are limited only to records in our custody and control.
Attached you will find responsive data regarding your request.

Best regards,

Cynthia Wilson - Sheriff's Technician
Alameda County Sheriff's Office - Internal Affairs (Public Records Request)
1401 Lakeside Drive, 7th Floor | Oakland, CA 94612
office: 510.208.9805|fax: 510.208.9803|qic: 26017
cwilson@acgov.org<mailto:cwilson@acgov.org> |https://www.alamedacountysheriff.org/

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