Request for homicide statistics (Chandler Police Department)

Ann Givens filed this request with the Chandler Police Department of Chandler, AZ.
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From: Ann Givens

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the state open records law, Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. Secs. 39-121 to 39-122 and 39-128, I hereby request the following records:

Pursuant to the state’s public records law, I am requesting access to and copies of records from your agency as part of our continuing coverage of gun violence and policing. The date range for this request is January 1, 2010 to the present:

It is our understanding that law enforcement agencies keep detailed records about homicides. I am therefore requesting records containing the following information for each homicide recorded by your department between Jan. 1, 2010 and present:

-- The police report number and/or incident number for the homicide.
-- The date and time of incident
-- The location of the incident
-- The weapon used
-- Age, race, gender of the victim
-- Age, race, gender of the suspect (if applicable.)
-- The status of the case

If possible, please provide the information electronically in the form of a spreadsheet where each row represents one case.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you informed me of the total charges before completing my request. We request that if you send an invoice, you make it out to The Trace.

I would prefer the requested information be sent via an e-mail attachment if available. If standard mail must be used, we ask that you send the request to the following address:

The Trace (at WeWork)
Attn: Ann Givens
428 Broadway
New York, NY 10013

Thank you in advance for your help with this request. I look forward to receiving your response. If you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact me on my cell phone: 917-434-0736.

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,

Ann Givens

From:

Good afternoon Ann and The Trace;

Thank you for your email. I will begin working on it. The next couple of
weeks are short with the Christmas and New Year's holiday. Do you have a
rough date you need this by?

Seth

From: requests@muckrock.com
To: Seth.Tyler@chandleraz.gov
Date: 12/19/2016 12:22 PM
Subject: Public Records Request: Request for homicide statistics
(Chandler Police Department)

December 19, 2016
Chandler Police Department
PO Box 4008
Mail Stop 303
Chandler, AZ 85244-4008

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the state open records law, Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. Secs. 39-121
to 39-122 and 39-128, I hereby request the following records:

Pursuant to the state’s public records law, I am requesting access to and
copies of records from your agency as part of our continuing coverage of
gun violence and policing. The date range for this request is January 1,
2010 to the present:

It is our understanding that law enforcement agencies keep detailed records
about homicides. I am therefore requesting records containing the following
information for each homicide recorded by your department between Jan. 1,
2010 and present:

-- The police report number and/or incident number for the homicide.
-- The date and time of incident
-- The location of the incident
-- The weapon used
-- Age, race, gender of the victim
-- Age, race, gender of the suspect (if applicable.)
-- The status of the case

If possible, please provide the information electronically in the form of a
spreadsheet where each row represents one case.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you informed me of
the total charges before completing my request. We request that if you send
an invoice, you make it out to The Trace.

I would prefer the requested information be sent via an e-mail attachment
if available. If standard mail must be used, we ask that you send the
request to the following address:

The Trace (at WeWork)
Attn: Ann Givens
428 Broadway
New York, NY 10013

Thank you in advance for your help with this request. I look forward to
receiving your response. If you have any questions or concerns, do not
hesitate to contact me on my cell phone: 917-434-0736.

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,

Ann Givens

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Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock
DEPT MR 31035
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

PLEASE NOTE: This request is not filed by a MuckRock staff member, but is
being sent through MuckRock by the above in order to better track, share,
and manage public records requests. Also note that improperly addressed
(i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the
department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.
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From:

Good morning Ann and The Trace;

Happy New Year. Hope all is well on your end. Attached is the PRR filled.
Please let me know if you have any questions.

Thanks,

Seth

(See attached file: Homicide PRR for The Trace 12-19-16.xlsx)

From: requests@muckrock.com
To: Seth.Tyler@chandleraz.gov
Date: 12/19/2016 12:22 PM
Subject: Public Records Request: Request for homicide statistics
(Chandler Police Department)

December 19, 2016
Chandler Police Department
PO Box 4008
Mail Stop 303
Chandler, AZ 85244-4008

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the state open records law, Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. Secs. 39-121
to 39-122 and 39-128, I hereby request the following records:

Pursuant to the state’s public records law, I am requesting access to and
copies of records from your agency as part of our continuing coverage of
gun violence and policing. The date range for this request is January 1,
2010 to the present:

It is our understanding that law enforcement agencies keep detailed records
about homicides. I am therefore requesting records containing the following
information for each homicide recorded by your department between Jan. 1,
2010 and present:

-- The police report number and/or incident number for the homicide.
-- The date and time of incident
-- The location of the incident
-- The weapon used
-- Age, race, gender of the victim
-- Age, race, gender of the suspect (if applicable.)
-- The status of the case

If possible, please provide the information electronically in the form of a
spreadsheet where each row represents one case.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you informed me of
the total charges before completing my request. We request that if you send
an invoice, you make it out to The Trace.

I would prefer the requested information be sent via an e-mail attachment
if available. If standard mail must be used, we ask that you send the
request to the following address:

The Trace (at WeWork)
Attn: Ann Givens
428 Broadway
New York, NY 10013

Thank you in advance for your help with this request. I look forward to
receiving your response. If you have any questions or concerns, do not
hesitate to contact me on my cell phone: 917-434-0736.

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,

Ann Givens

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Filed via MuckRock.com
E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock
DEPT MR 31035
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

PLEASE NOTE: This request is not filed by a MuckRock staff member, but is
being sent through MuckRock by the above in order to better track, share,
and manage public records requests. Also note that improperly addressed
(i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the
department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.
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