Berkeley, CA PD Citizen Complaints

Alexander Cartwright and Jennifer Dirmeyer filed this request with the Berkeley Police Department of Berkeley, CA.
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From: Alexander Cartwright

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act (California Government Code §§ 6250), 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 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Alexander Cartwright

From: Berkeley Police Department

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: Norman, Latargie

Hi Mr. Cartwright,

Attached the letter that was mailed to you on August 11, 2017 in regards to your PRA request.

Sincerely,
L. Norman

From: Alexander Cartwright and Jennifer Dirmeyer

Hello L. Norman,

Thank you very much for the information you provided. Do you have any information on "internal" complaints? If so, how many were made annually for the last 10 years.

Respectfully,
Alex Cartwright

From: Berkeley Police Department

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: Alexander Cartwright and Jennifer Dirmeyer

Hello L. Norman,

Thank you very much for the information you provided. Do you have any information on "internal" complaints? If so, how many were made annually for the last 10 years.

Respectfully,
Alex Cartwright

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