Police data collection project (Bakersfield Police Department)

Samuel Sinyangwe filed this request with the Bakersfield Police Department of Bakersfield, CA.
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Multi Request Police data collection project


From: Samuel Sinyangwe

To Whom It May Concern:

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

-the total number of use of force incidents, separated by year and by type of force used from 2013-2019 (for example, "27 taser incidents in 2013, 3 baton incidents in 2013, etc.)
-total number of civilian complaints reported and the total number sustained, separated by year (for example, 8 complaints in 2013, 2 complaints sustained in 2013, 4 complaints in 2014, 1 complaint sustained in 2014, etc.)
-total number of use of force complaints reported and the total number sustained from 2013-2019, separated by year
-total number of biased policing or discrimination/profiling complaints reported and the total number sustained from 2013-2019, separated by year
-a spreadsheet or list with the dates (month/day/year and time if available), race of subjects involved, and injuries/deaths sustained for all officer-involved shootings incidents (excluding shootings of animals) from 2013-2019, separated by year

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: Bakersfield Police Department

To file an official public records request, please submit the request to our City Clerk. Below is the website.


From: Clerk Of The Commission City Of Gainesville

Thank you for submitting a request for records.

Your request security key is 944167
Your request reference number is PRR-1282-2020

Please have this security key and reference number available when communicating with our staff regarding your request.

If you have any questions regarding your City Public Records Request I can be reached at (661) 326-3073.
Questions regarding your Police Department Public Records Request please contact Bakersfield Police Department at 661-326-3854.


Julie Drimakis, CMC
City Clerk
City of Bakersfield

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From: Bakersfield Police Department

Mr. Sinyangwe,

Please see the attached letter and documents concerning your public records request. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Gallardo King.

Patricia Di Pasquale, Legal Secretary
City Attorney's Office
1600 Truxtun Avenue, 4th Floor
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Telephone: 661-326-3721
Facsimile: 661-852-2020

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