Policies on OC (California Highway Patrol)

Curtis Waltman filed this request with the California Highway Patrol of California.
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From: Curtis Waltman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act (California Government Code §§ 6250), I hereby request the following records:

For this request the time frame is 1/1/10. I seek records on OC (pepper spray) and a specific list of the records sought is included below:

-Policies on OC Spray. This includes policies on storage, what divisions receive OC, and the proper use of OC such as when to deploy it and how to specifically use pepper spray.

-All infractions for the time frame listed above for officers on the misuse of OC including excessive amounts deployed, using it during situations it was uncalled for, and improper storage. Other causes for infractions likely exist.

-Complaints to the department concerning the deployment of OC such as excessive amount used, or OC being deployed in a situation in which it was uncalled for.

-Policies on the discipline of officers who misuse OC.

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 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Curtis Waltman

From: Martis Jr, Mike@CHP

Hello Curtis,

We have received your CPRA. Before I begin working on this request, please clarify your time frame below.

Thank You.

May 22, 2017
California Highway Patrol
601 North 7th Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Attention: Public Records Coordinator

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act (California Government Code §§ 6250), I hereby request the following records:

For this request the time frame is 1/1/10. I seek records on OC (pepper spray) and a specific list of the records sought is included below:

-Policies on OC Spray. This includes policies on storage, what divisions receive OC, and the proper use of OC such as when to deploy it and how to specifically use pepper spray.

-All infractions for the time frame listed above for officers on the misuse of OC including excessive amounts deployed, using it during situations it was uncalled for, and improper storage. Other causes for infractions likely exist.

-Complaints to the department concerning the deployment of OC such as excessive amount used, or OC being deployed in a situation in which it was uncalled for.

-Policies on the discipline of officers who misuse OC.

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 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Curtis Waltman

[Martis Email Signature 2]

From: Curtis Waltman

Hi Mr. Martis,

My apologies for not making it clearer in my original request, as I had attempted to convey the time frame for this records search is 1/1/10 to the date this request is processed. If fee issues arise, I will work to reduce the scope. Thank you!

Sincerely,
Curtis Waltman

From: Martis Jr, Mike@CHP

Thank you!

[Martis Email Signature 2]

From: Martis Jr, Mike@CHP

Mr. Waltman,

Please see attached.

Thank you,

[Martis Email Signature 2]

From: Martis Jr, Mike@CHP

Mr. Waltman,

Please see attached.

[Martis Email Signature 2]

From: MuckRock

To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check for $8.40 to fulfill my records request. Thank you.

Sincerely,
Curtis Waltman

From: Martis Jr, Mike@CHP

Hello Mr. Waltman,

Please see attached.

Thank you,

[Martis Email Signature 2]

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