Cape Coral, FL PD Citizen Complaints

Alexander Cartwright and Jennifer Dirmeyer filed this request with the Cape Coral Police Department of Cape Coral, FL.
Tracking # R000512-072117
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From: Alexander Cartwright

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:

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 would request your response within ten (10) business days.

Sincerely,

Alexander Cartwright

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Good Morning:
We have received your email. There will likely be a cost associated with this request; we will take a look to give you our best estimate before proceeding. We will be in touch shortly.

Thank you.
Best wishes,

CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT
Non-Emergency Number: 239-574-3223, available 24/7.

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From: CCPol Internet

Good Morning:
We have received your email. There will likely be a cost associated with this request; we will send this to our City Clerk’s Office who will facilitate the request and contact you regarding any fees associated.

Thank you.
Best wishes,

CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT
Non-Emergency Number: 239-574-3223, available 24/7.

From: Cape Coral FL Public Records Support

Dear :
Thank you for your interest in public records for the City of Cape Coral, FL.
Your request has been received and is being processed in accordance with the State of Florida Public Records Laws. Your request was received in this office on 7/21/2017 and given the reference number R000512-072117 for tracking purposes.
Records Requested: Pursuant to Florida's Sunshine Law (Fla. Stat. secs. 119.01 to 119.15 (1995)), 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.
Your request will be forwarded to the relevant City department(s) to locate the information you seek and to determine the volume and any costs associated with satisfying your request. You will be contacted about the availability and/or provided with copies of the records in question.

PLEASE NOTE: The State of Florida Public Records Laws does not require a governmental body to create new information, to do legal research, or to answer questions.
If you have any questions, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 239-574-0411. You can monitor the progress of your request at the link below and you'll receive an email when your request has been completed. Again, thank you for using the City of Cape Coral's Public Records Center.
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From: Cape Coral FL Public Records Support

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Dear Alexander Cartwright,
Thank you for registering with Cape Coral, FL Public Records Center.
Your Login ID is:  requests@muckrock.com
If you did not submit your request through the public portal, but are receiving this e-mail, an account has been created for you where you can track and monitor the status of your request and receive any documents in response to your request.
If you have never used this system or cannot remember your password you may request a temporary password here: Request Temporary Password (https://capecoralfl.mycusthelp.com/WEBAPP/_rs/forgotpassword.aspx)
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From: Cape Coral FL Public Records Support

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RE: PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST of July 21, 2017, Reference # R000512-072117
Dear Alexander Cartwright,
The City received a public information request from you on July 21, 2017. Your request states:
Pursuant to Florida's Sunshine Law (Fla. Stat. secs. 119.01 to 119.15 (1995)), 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 City has reviewed its files and has located responsive records to your request. Please log in to the Cape Coral FL, Public Records Center at the following link to retrieve the appropriate responsive documents. Please download and save the documents, as the files in your portal have a 2 download limit.  Per PD: Nosingle document exists that has the information requested.    The last 3years reports are available on our website at www.capecops.com/publications Public Records Request - R000512-072117 (https://capecoralfl.mycusthelp.com/WEBAPP/_rs/CustomerIssues.aspx)
If you have any questions, please contact my office at 239-574-0421. Thank you for your attention. Sincerely,
Nicole Bickelhaupt
Research Specialist
City Clerk’s Office
City of Cape Coral
1015 Cultural Park Blvd.
Cape Coral, FL 33990
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From: Alexander Cartwright and Jennifer Dirmeyer

Hello,

Please let me know an estimate of the cost for fulfilling the request and please send payment instructions.

Thank you in advance.
-Alex Cartwright

From: Cape Coral FL Public Records Support

Hello, Unfortunately your email was not recognized and has not been routed accordingly. Please be advised that if you wish to submit a new public records request or check the status of an already submitted request, you should visit the Public Records Center. (https://capecoralfl.mycusthelp.com/WEBAPP/_rs/supporthome.aspx) Description: TO: [capecoralfl@mycusthelp.net]July 31, 2017Cape Coral Police DepartmentCape Coral Police Department1100 Cultural Park BoulevardCape Coral, Florida 33990This is a follow up to request number R000512-072117:Hello, Please let me know an estimate of the cost for fulfilling the request and please send payment instructions. Thank you in advance. -Alex Cartwright---On July 26, 2017: Thank you,
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From: Alexander Cartwright and Jennifer Dirmeyer

Hello,

I am not able to enter the city "portal" with the email address (username) you provided me with. Nor am I able to reset the password.

Thank you for the reports going back to 2014.

Do you have Internal affairs reports from 2007-2013? If so, that would satisfy my request.

Respectfully,
Alex Cartwright

From: Cape Coral FL Public Records Support

Hello, Unfortunately your email was not recognized and has not been routed accordingly. Please be advised that if you wish to submit a new public records request or check the status of an already submitted request, you should visit the Public Records Center. (https://capecoralfl.mycusthelp.com/WEBAPP/_rs/supporthome.aspx) Description: TO: [capecoralfl@mycusthelp.net]August 1, 2017Cape Coral Police DepartmentCape Coral Police Department1100 Cultural Park BoulevardCape Coral, Florida 33990This is a follow up to request number R000512-072117:Hello, I am not able to enter the city "portal" with the email address (username) you provided me with. Nor am I able to reset the password. Thank you for the reports going back to 2014. Do you have Internal affairs reports from 2007-2013? If so, that would satisfy my request. Respectfully, Alex Cartwright ---On July 31, 2017:Hello, Unfortunately your email was not recognized and has not been routed accordingly. Please be advised that if you wish to submit a new public records request or check the status of an already submitted request, you should visit the Public Records Center. (https://capecoralfl.mycusthelp.com/WEBAPP/_rs/supporthome.aspx) Description: TO: [capecoralfl@mycusthelp.net]July 31, 2017Cape Coral Police DepartmentCape Coral Police Department1100 Cultural Park BoulevardCape Coral, Florida 33990This is a follow up to request number R000512-072117:Hello, Please let me know an estimate of the cost for fulfilling the request and please send payment instructions. Thank you in advance. -Alex Cartwright---On July 26, 2017: Thank you, This is an auto-generated email and has originated from an unmonitored email account. Please DO NOT REPLY---On July 31, 2017:Hello, Please let me know an estimate of the cost for fulfilling the request and please send payment instructions. Thank you in advance. -Alex Cartwright---On July 26, 2017: Thank you,
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