Brownsville, TX PD Citizen Complaints

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

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, 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 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Alexander Cartwright

From: Albesa E. Calles

?Good morning Mr. Cartwright,

Respectfully requesting additional time to complete your request.

We are currently quite short staffed, and given your request is for 10 years worth of data, it will take us more than 10 days to complete.

I will email you as soon as we have all the data available. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Regards,

Albesa Elias Calles
Public Safety Records Supervisor

City of Brownsville | Police Department
600 E. Jackson St | Brownsville, TX 78520
Tel:956-548-7118 | Fax: 956-548-7115
albesa.calles@cob.us<mailto:albesa.calles@cob.us> | www.cob.us<http://www.cob.us> |brownsvillepd.com<http://www.brownsvillepd.com>

From: Alexander Cartwright

Thank you for following up with me.

I look forward to receiving the information in the near future.

Respectfully,
Alex Cartwright

From: Albesa E. Calles

Good morning,

Enclosed please find requested information regarding PD complaints.

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Regards,

Albesa Elias Calles
Public Safety Records Supervisor

City of Brownsville | Police Department
600 E. Jackson St | Brownsville, TX 78520
Tel:956-548-7118 | Fax: 956-548-7115
albesa.calles@cob.us<mailto:albesa.calles@cob.us> | www.cob.us<http://www.cob.us> |brownsvillepd.com<http://www.brownsvillepd.com>

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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