Citizen Complaints

Alexander Cartwright filed this request with the Amarillo Police Department of Amarillo, TX.
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From: Alexander Cartwright

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

1. What is the total number of citizen complaints made against your department’s officers annually for the last 10 years?

Please include the type of complaint (i.e., use of force, abuse language, unwarranted search) and the result of complaint (i.e., sustained, exonerated).

2. What is the total number of complaints police officers made against their peer officers in department annually for the last 10 years?

Please include the type of complaint (i.e., use of force, abuse language, unwarranted search) and the result of complaint (i.e., sustained, exonerated).

3. What is the total number of calls for service your department received annually for the past 10 years?

4. What is the number of officers involved in shootings in your department for the past 10 years?

Please include the number of officer-involved shootings resulting in discipline.

5. Which of the above data are published publicly? Please provide a link to any and all publicly available reports containing the data above.

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 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Alexander Cartwright

From: Rush, Derenda

Dear Mr. Cartwright,

The information you have requested is available on our website at http://police.amarillo.gov/. The tab is “Reports” then “Annual Reporting”. Provided in this section is the Amarillo Police Department Annual Reports 2005 through 2015. The 2016 Annual report is not available at this time.

Item #2 on your request regarding number of complaints of police officers made against their peer officer is not a category with our department. We do not differentiate between a citizen or officer.

Sincerely,

Derenda Rush
Amarillo Police Department
Service Division
Administrative Assistant IV
(806) 378-3579
apdrecords@amarillo.gov

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