|Submitted||Oct. 16, 2016|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Ohio Open Records Law, I hereby request the following records:
Copies of all reports, lists, or databases detailing the number and/or status of lawsuits brought against the city's police department since 2011. This should include requests for, or documentation of, funds used to cover settlement agreements, court costs, or other expenses related to lawsuits.
This request should be construed to include any document submitted to, compiled by, or in any way maintained by the city council that lists lawsuits brought against the police department between 2011-2016. If a document exists that contains the requested information for some, but not all of the above mentioned years, please include that/those document(s).
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.
Please see attached.
Have a great day!
Angela M. Weiler
Data Entry Supervisor
801 Linn St. 2nd Floor
Cincinnati Police Records
513 352 6458
Online Police Records Request Form link
Cincinnati Data Portal
Thanks so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it.
Dear JPat Brown:
This email responds to your public records request dated October 16, 2016 wherein you requested all records detailing the number and/or status of lawsuits brought against the city's police department since 2011. Attached please find the record responsive to your request. With the transmission of this email, we are providing you with all documents responsive to your request, therefore, we consider this request fulfilled and intend to close our file on this matter.
Dionne Cherry, Paralegal