California police data (Chula Vista Police Department)

Samuel Sinyangwe filed this request with the Chula Vista Police Department of Chula Vista, CA .
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From: Samuel Sinyangwe


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

1. The total number of police uses of force in 2018, broken down by type of force used (i.e. number of uses of tasers, number of uses of baton, etc.)
2. The total number of use of force complaints reported by civilians in 2018
3. The total number of use of force complaints reported by civilians that were sustained in 2018
4. All arrests data reported to the California Department of Justice via the Monthly Arrests and Citation Register program covering arrests made in 2017 and 2018, including (but not limited to) the age, race/ethnicity, gender, offense category (felony, misdemeanor, status offense), charge and disposition of arrestees.

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,

Samuel Sinyangwe

From: Chula Vista Police Department

Samuel,

We have received your request and are actively working on it. I will have an update for you late next week.

Shannel

Shannel Honor é
Police Support Services Manager
Chula Vista Police Department
315 Fourth Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910
619-691-5132 Voice
619-585-5745 Fax
Email: shonore@chulavistapd.org<mailto:shonore@chulavistapd.org>

From: Chula Vista Police Department

Hi Samuel,

We are continuing our work on your PRA Request and have responsive information available now.

1. The total number of police Uses of Force in 2018, broken down by type of force used (i.e. number of uses of tasers, number of uses of baton, etc.):

See attached spread sheet. Some cases have duplicates based on multiple officers using force at a scene.

1. The total number of use of force complaints reported by civilians in 2018: (3)

Citizen Complaint

18-0285

Unfounded

4/16/2018

Excessive Use of Force

Citizen Complaint

18-0285

Unfounded

4/16/2018

Excessive Use of Force

Citizen Complaint

18-0618

Exonerated

7/11/2018

Excessive Use of Force

1. The total number of use of force complaints reported by civilians that were sustained in 2018:

NONE.

1. All arrests data reported to the California Department of Justice via the Monthly Arrests and Citation Register program covering arrests made in 2017 and 2018, including (but not limited to) the age, race/ethnicity, gender, offense category (felony, misdemeanor, status offense), charge and disposition of arrestees.

We are still working on compiling the Arrest data and expect to have it ready on/before 8/16/2019.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Regards,

Shannel Honor é
Police Support Services Manager
Chula Vista Police Department
315 Fourth Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910
619-691-5132 Voice
619-585-5745 Fax
Email: shonore@chulavistapd.org<mailto:shonore@chulavistapd.org>

From: Chula Vista Police Department

Samuel,

Sorry for the extended delay. Attached is the data for CVPD's MACR for 2017 & 2018. This information is maintained by ARJIS (Automated Regional Justice Information System). Please contact ARJIS directly for information on their codes.

ARJIS
401 B Street, Suite 800
San Diego, CA 92101
ph: (619) 533-4201
fax: (619) 595-7859

Shannel

Shannel Honor é
Police Support Services Manager
Chula Vista Police Department
315 Fourth Avenue
Chula Vista, CA 91910
619-691-5132 Voice
619-585-5745 Fax
Email: shonore@chulavistapd.org<mailto:shonore@chulavistapd.org>

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