Sheriff's Use of Force/Complaints Data (Alpine County Sheriff's Office)

Samuel Sinyangwe filed this request with the Alpine County Sheriff's Office of Alpine County, CA.
Multi Request Sheriff's Use of Force/Complaints Data


From: Samuel Sinyangwe

To Whom It May Concern:

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

1. The total number of sheriff's deputy use of force incidents, broken down by type of force used, between 2013-2018 (separated by year).
2. The total number of people that deputies used force against, between 2013-2018 (separated by year).
3. The total number of use of force complaints reported between 2013-2018 (separated by year).
4. The total number of use of force complaints sustained between 2013-2018 (separated by year).
5. The policy manual of the sheriff's department.
6. The current union contract between the city and any sheriff's deputy/police officer unions.

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.


Samuel Sinyangwe

From: Alpine County Sheriff's Office


This matter has been turned over to our County Counsel. As soon as I can figure out how to download our Policy Manual they will get back to you. I'm almost certain we have zero incidents of UOF to give you.

Thank you

Christine Mills
Support Services Coordinator
Alpine County Sheriff's Office
530-694-2231 x331
530-694-2956 fax<>

"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted." AESOP, The Lion and the Mouse


Thank you!

Michelle Fletcher, Legal Assistant
2240 Court Street
Redding, CA 96001
530-691-0700 (fax)