Police Data Collection Request (2016-2021)

Samuel Sinyangwe filed this request with the Bloomington Police Department of Bloomington, MN.
Tracking #

BPD 2023-2426



From: Samuel Sinyangwe

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, I hereby request the following records:

1. the total number of use of force incidents for 2016.

2. the total number of use of force incidents, separated by type of force and year used from 2016-2021 (for example, information that specifies the number of taser incidents in 2016, baton incidents in 2016, etc.)

When available, I would appreciate being sent individualized data for each item in this request in spreadsheet format. If individualized data are unavailable, please send information that includes aggregate statistics for the item instead.

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 business days.


Samuel Sinyangwe

From: Bloomington Police Department

Thank you for submitting a request for records.

Your request security key is 507697.
Your request reference number is Request Number: BPD 2023-2426.

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

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From: Bloomington Police Department

Samuel Sinyangwe:

The City of Bloomington is in receipt of your data request submitted on 7/24/2023 at 9:29:13 pm.

Based on the description of the data you are seeking, responsive documents will be provided as follows:

If you are not the data subject, the City must respond within a reasonable amount of time.
If you are the data subject, the City must respond within 10 business days.

The City of Bloomington's City Council approved an updated fee schedule for the charging of data requests effective January 1, 2023. To learn more about the updates, please refer to page 13 of the 2023 Schedule of Fees - General Copies (data requests). The city will notify you if fees apply.


Bloomington Police Department

From: Bloomington Police Department


The request Request Number: BPD 2023-2426 has been completed. Please use the link to view any documents pertaining to your request.

Thank you,

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