Billings, MO PD Citizen Complaints

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

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Missouri Sunshine Law and the Missouri Public Records Law, 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 3 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Alexander Cartwright

From: BPD,

http://ci.billings.mt.us/DocumentCenter/Home/View/962

Please complete the form at the link provided and forward to our City Clerk for processing. Her email address is bohlmand@ci.billings.mt.us<mailto:bohlmand@ci.billings.mt.us>

Denise Hice
Administrative Secretary/Training Coordinator
Billings Police Department
PO Box 1554
Billings, MT 59103
406-657-8457 - Office
406-657-8417 - Fax

From: Alexander Cartwright

Hello Ms. Hice,

Thank you for the prompt response. Attached, please find the requested documentation.

Respectfully,
Alex Cartwright

From: St. John, Rich

Pursuant to your request. This information is public and found in our respective Annual Reports.

Rich St. John
Chief of Police
Billings Police Department
P.O. Box 1554
Billings, MT 59103
406-657-8457
stjohnr@ci.billings.mt.us

From: Alexander Cartwright and Jennifer Dirmeyer

Hi,

Thanks so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it.

Sincerely,
Alexander Cartwright and Jennifer Dirmeyer

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