Use of Force Policy

Austen Erblat filed this request with the Broward County Sheriff of Broward County, FL.


From: Austen Erblat

To Whom It May Concern,

Pursuant to Florida's Sunshine Law (Fla. Stat. secs. 119.01 to 119.15 (1995)), I hereby request the following records:

All current policies maintained by the department regarding use of force.

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 fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request by 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 would request your response within ten (10) business days.


Austen Erblat

From: Aragon, Gabriel

Mr. Erblat,

Please find attached the current Use of Force policy for BSO. Please contact me should you have any questions.

Thank you,

Sergeant Gabriel Aragon
Broward Sheriff's Office
Department of Professional Standards
Policy Unit Supervisor
2601 W. Broward Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, Fl 33312
Office (954) 321-4483
FAX (954) 321-4687


"Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose direction and begin to bend." - Walter Savage Landor

Please note that Florida has a broad public records law, and that all correspondence sent to me via email may be subject to disclosure.

From: Austen Erblat


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

Austen Erblat