Professional Standards Violations Report

Laura Kiesel filed this request with the Arlington Police Department of Arlington, MA.


From: Laura Kiesel

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

I am looking to access any incident reports regarding Lt. Rick Pedrini between 1994 and 2000, including any complaints that may have been filed regarding potential professional standards violations (as noted here:, using this form: between 1994 and 2000. Please let me know if you have any questions or need any additional information.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

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.


Laura Kiesel

From: Arlington Police Department

Good afternoon Laura Kiesel,

Thank you for your public records request.

In this request you seek complaints and/or professional standards violations
regarding Richard Pedrini during the period 1994-2000. It should be noted
Pedrini was hired in 1996.

In response to this request, we have identified one responsive investigation
(attached) subject to redaction as described below:

November 1999 InvestigationInformation redacted pursuant to the following:G.
L. c. 4, § 7(26)(c)Document redacted in full: Review of performance

G. L. c. 4, § 7(26)(c) and (f)Redactions in report and email chain: Names,
addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of minors and other private

Please do not hesitate to let me know if you have any questions.



James Feeney

Assistant Town Manager

Town of Arlington

730 Massachusetts Avenue

Arlington, MA 02476

(781) 316-3010