Use of Force Policy (Atlanta Police Department)

DeRay Mckesson filed this request with the Atlanta Police Department of Atlanta, GA.


From: DeRay Mckesson

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Georgia Open Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

All current policies maintained by the department regarding use of force.

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 fees cannot be waived, 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 3 business days, as the statute requires.


DeRay Mckesson


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 11, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Lyon, Gregory


Please see the attachment. This is the Atlanta Police Department's Use of Force SOP.

In the future, please send your inquiries to<>

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Sgt. Greg Lyon
Public Affairs Unit | Atlanta Police Department
226 Peachtree St. SW | Atlanta, GA. 30303
ph: 404.546.4280 | mobile 404.293.5991<> |<>
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