ProPublica: Hate crimes data

Ken Schwencke filed this request with the Bibb County Sheriff's Office of Bibb County, GA.
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From: Ken Schwencke


To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any database or other records of hate crimes or crimes evidencing bias of race, color, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin or disability reported to or investigated by your agency since Jan. 1, 2010, containing at least the following fields:

the incident number
date of the incident
whether the crime was against individuals or a business / property
number of victims
race or ethnicity of the victims
gender of the victims
the offense classification
the location of the incident
the bias motivation (anti-black, anti-muslim, etc)

I would like the records in a machine-readable, electronic format if possible. If the records are kept in another format, or kept individually, I would still like copies.

This request is made as part of the Documenting Hate Project, a collaboration involving dozens of news organizations, led by ProPublica. Coverage from the project is compiled at https://projects.propublica.org/graphics/hatecrimes#hatecrime-coverage.

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 3 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Ken Schwencke

From: Curtis, Linda

Office of the Sheriff * Bibb County, Georgia
Sheriff David J. Davis

P.O. Box 930 * Macon, Georgia 31202-0930 * (478) 746-9441
www.bibbsheriff.org

August 3, 2017

MuckRock
DEPT MR 40984
411A Highland Avenue
Somerville, MA 02114-2516

Your Open Records Request
RE: Hate Crime Data

Dear Mr. Schwencke:

We are in receipt of your Open Records Request. Due to gathering the information you are requesting, it will take me more than 3 days to complete this request. I will inform you when your request is complete.

Please contact me if you have any questions regarding your request.

Sincerely,

Linda R. Curtis

Open Records Office Assistant

Bibb County Sheriff's Office

(478)803-2393 Office

(478)621-6029 Facsimile

From: Ken Schwencke

Thank you, Linda! Look forward to it.

Cheers,
Ken Schwencke
ProPublica
w: 917-512-0253
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From: Curtis, Linda

Office of the Sheriff * Bibb County, Georgia
Sheriff David J. Davis

P.O. Box 930 * Macon, Georgia 31202-0930 * (478) 746-9441
www.bibbsheriff.org

August 9, 2017

MuckRock
DEPT MR 40984
411A Highland Avenue
Somerville, MA 02114-2516

Your Open Records Request
RE: Hate Crime Data

Dear Mr. Schwencke:

The following is in response to your Open Records Request received by the Bibb County Sheriff's Office regarding the above referenced request.

After a diligent search, there was no record of regarding the above referenced 'Hate Crime Data." We do not currently track these statistics.

Inasmuch as research and retrieval were minimal, there is no charge for this request.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Sincerely,

Linda R. Curtis

Open Records Office Assistant

Bibb County Sheriff's Office

(478)803-2393 Office

(478)621-6029 Facsimile

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