Buffalo, NY PD Citizen Complaints

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

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), 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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Alexander Cartwright

From:

Your request is still be compiled as it had to be done by hand by an
officer. As soon as it is completed, you will be notified. as to the cost
of reproduction.

Mark Antonio
Captain
CIR/CCB

From: Alexander Cartwright and Jennifer Dirmeyer

Hello,

Thank you very much for the update. Thank you for accommodating our request. I look forward to receiving the data.

Respectfully,
Alex Cartwright

From:

(See attached file: Foil Request Statistics 2006 to 2016.docx)

This is what was given to me by our Internal Affairs office.

You can chec the Buffalo Police Department Web page.

Additionally, the above was hand searched which took some time for the
Internal Affairs Office to prepare.

Fell free to contact me with any questions you may have and I will try to
get them answered.

Mark Antonio
Captain
CIR/CCB

From:

Alexander Cartwright,

The attached document contains the information you had requested pertaining
to citizen complaints and calls for service.

(See attached file: DOC101117foil3-10112017135138.pdf)

Mark Antonio
Captain
CIR/CCB

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