Clarksville, TN PD Citizen Complaints

Alexander Cartwright and Jennifer Dirmeyer filed this request with the Clarksville Police Department of Clarksville, TN.
Due Sept. 18, 2017
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

Communications

From: Alexander Cartwright

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Tennessee's Public Records Act, 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 look forward to receiving your response to this request within 7 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Alexander Cartwright

From: Heather Fleming

Mr. Cartwright -

The City of Clarksville Police Department is in receipt of your
request for records. A copy of your request is attached hereto for
reference.

Under Tennessee law, pursuant to the Public Records Act,
*Tennessee
Code Annotated* §10-7-503 et seq., any *citizen of this state* may request
to inspect public records as defined therein. This law does not apply to
out-of-state residents; therefore, your request is being denied.

If you have any questions, please direct them to my attention.

Heather F. S. Fleming

*Staff Attorney – Mayor’s Office*

City of Clarksville

One Public Square

Clarksville TN 37040

Phone 931.553-2463 <(931)%20553-2463>

Heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com

From: Heather Fleming

Mr. Purvis - Please contact me to discuss delivery of the requested
documents.

Heather F. S. Fleming

*Interim Chief of Staff *

City of Clarksville

One Public Square

Clarksville TN 37040

Phone 931.553-2463

Heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com

From: MuckRock

Hello Ms. Fleming,

It would be greatly appreciated if materials could be delivered via one of three methods: the link at the very bottom of this email, which will direct you to page by which you may upload records directly; email to the address requests@muckrock.com; or mailed to MuckRock at the address DEPT MR 40205, 411A Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144.

Thank you so much for your help, and please let me know if you have anything else with which we can help.

Best wishes,
Beryl, MuckRock

From: Heather Fleming

You will need to give me an address to send the documents.

Heather F. S. Fleming

*Interim Chief of Staff *

City of Clarksville

One Public Square

Clarksville TN 37040

Phone 931.553-2463

Heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com

From: Alexander Cartwright and Jennifer Dirmeyer

Hello Ms. Fleming,

It would be greatly appreciated if materials could be delivered via one of three methods: the link at the very bottom of this email, which will direct you to page by which you may upload records directly; email to the address requests@muckrock.com; or mailed to MuckRock at the address DEPT MR 40205, 411A Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144.

Thank you so much for your help, and please let me know if you have anything else with which we can help.

Best wishes,
Beryl, MuckRock

From: Heather Fleming

I have already sent the documents to Carlton Purvis as I had not gotten a
response from you.

Heather F. S. Fleming

*Interim Chief of Staff *

City of Clarksville

One Public Square

Clarksville TN 37040

Phone 931.553-2463

Heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com

From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Ms. Fleming,

The materials haven't yet been received at the Tennessee address. I will let you know if they do.

Thank you!
Beryl, MuckRock

From: MuckRock

Hello Ms. Fleming,

Could you please confirm the address to which these materials were sent? There hasn't been anything received at the Memphis address.

Thanks so much.

From: Heather Fleming

It was sent to
Carlton Purvis

104 Sawyer Circle, Apt. 486

Memphis, TN 38103

Heather F. S. Fleming

*Chief of Staff / Public Records Request Coordinator*

City of Clarksville

One Public Square

Clarksville TN 37040

Phone 931.553-2463

Heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com

From: MuckRock

Hello Ms. Fleming,

If the materials are returned to your office, could you please send them either to the MuckRock address that was previously referenced or to the following Tennessee address?

Thanks so much for your help!
Beryl, MuckRock

1353 Vance Ave Apt. 2
Memphis, TN 38104

From: Heather Fleming

Please find attached the documents responsive to your request.

Heather F. S. Fleming

*Chief of Staff / Public Records Request Coordinator*

City of Clarksville

One Public Square

Clarksville TN 37040

Phone 931.553-2463

Heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com

From: Heather Fleming

Please see attached additional documentation responsive to your request.

Heather F. S. Fleming

*Chief of Staff / Public Records Request Coordinator*

City of Clarksville

One Public Square

Clarksville TN 37040

Phone 931.553-2463 <(931)%20553-2463>

Heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Charles Gill <charles.gill@cityofclarksville.com>
Date: Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 2:17 PM
Subject: Re: Public Records Act Request: Clarksville, TN PD Citizen
Complaints
To: Heather Fleming <heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com>

I forgot to add these 4 for 2016 info. Sorry

Sgt. Charles Gill
Clarksville Police Department
135 Commerce Street
Clarksville, TN 37040
(931) 648-0656 ext. 5232 <(931)%20648-0656>
(931) 320-2702

On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 9:21 AM, Charles Gill <charles.gill@cityofclarksvill
e.com> wrote:

> I believe this is what I gave you last time.
>
> Sgt. Charles Gill
> Clarksville Police Department
> 135 Commerce Street
> Clarksville, TN 37040
> (931) 648-0656 ext. 5232 <(931)%20648-0656>
> (931) 320-2702
>
> On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 8:20 AM, Heather Fleming <
> heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com> wrote:
>
>> Sgt. Gill - Can you provide the records you gave me on this request
>> again? I mailed them and they say they did not receive them. I didn't keep
>> copies because I knew CPD would always have copies. Thanks!
>>
>> Heather F. S. Fleming
>>
>> *Chief of Staff / Public Records Request Coordinator*
>>
>> City of Clarksville
>>
>> One Public Square
>>
>> Clarksville TN 37040
>>
>> Phone 931.553-2463 <(931)%20553-2463>
>>
>> Heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com
>>
>>
>>
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: <requests@muckrock.com>
>> Date: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 3:03 PM
>> Subject: RE: Public Records Act Request: Clarksville, TN PD Citizen
>> Complaints
>> To: heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com
>>
>>
>>
>> August 31, 2017
>> Clarksville Police Department
>> Clarksville Police Department
>> Al Rivers Ansley, Chief of Police
>> 135 Commerce St
>> 37040 Clarksville, Tennessee
>>
>> This is a follow up to a previous request:
>>
>> Hello Ms. Fleming,
>>
>> If the materials are returned to your office, could you please send them
>> either to the MuckRock address that was previously referenced or to the
>> following Tennessee address?
>>
>> Thanks so much for your help!
>> Beryl, MuckRock
>>
>> 1353 Vance Ave Apt. 2
>> Memphis, TN 38104
>> ---
>>
>
> On Aug. 17, 2017:
>> It was sent to
>> Carlton Purvis
>>
>> 104 Sawyer Circle, Apt. 486
>>
>> Memphis, TN 38103
>>
>> Heather F. S. Fleming
>>
>> *Chief of Staff / Public Records Request Coordinator*
>>
>> City of Clarksville
>>
>> One Public Square
>>
>> Clarksville TN 37040
>>
>> Phone 931.553-2463 <(931)%20553-2463>
>>
>> Heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com
>> ---
>>
>> On Aug. 17, 2017:
>> Hello Ms. Fleming,
>>
>> Could you please confirm the address to which these materials were sent?
>> There hasn't been anything received at the Memphis address.
>>
>> Thanks so much.
>> ---
>>
>> On Aug. 8, 2017:
>> Hello Ms. Fleming,
>>
>> The materials haven't yet been received at the Tennessee address. I will
>> let you know if they do.
>>
>> Thank you!
>> Beryl, MuckRock
>> ---
>>
>
> On Aug. 1, 2017:
>> I have already sent the documents to Carlton Purvis as I had not gotten a
>> response from you.
>>
>> Heather F. S. Fleming
>>
>> *Interim Chief of Staff *
>>
>> City of Clarksville
>>
>> One Public Square
>>
>> Clarksville TN 37040
>>
>> Phone 931.553-2463 <(931)%20553-2463>
>>
>> Heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com
>> ---
>>
>> On July 31, 2017:
>> Hello Ms. Fleming,
>>
>> It would be greatly appreciated if materials could be delivered via one
>> of three methods: the link at the very bottom of this email, which will
>> direct you to page by which you may upload records directly; email to the
>> address requests@muckrock.com; or mailed to MuckRock at the address DEPT
>> MR 40205, 411A Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144.
>>
>> Thank you so much for your help, and please let me know if you have
>> anything else with which we can help.
>>
>> Best wishes,
>> Beryl, MuckRock
>> ---
>>
>> On July 24, 2017:
>> You will need to give me an address to send the documents.
>>
>> Heather F. S. Fleming
>>
>> *Interim Chief of Staff *
>>
>> City of Clarksville
>>
>> One Public Square
>>
>> Clarksville TN 37040
>>
>> Phone 931.553-2463 <(931)%20553-2463>
>>
>> Heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com
>> ---
>>
>> On July 24, 2017:
>> Hello Ms. Fleming,
>>
>> It would be greatly appreciated if materials could be delivered via one
>> of three methods: the link at the very bottom of this email, which will
>> direct you to page by which you may upload records directly; email to the
>> address requests@muckrock.com; or mailed to MuckRock at
>> the address DEPT MR 40205, 411A Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144.
>>
>> Thank you so much for your help, and please let me know if you have
>> anything else with which we can help.
>>
>> Best wishes,
>> Beryl, MuckRock
>> ---
>>
>> On July 24, 2017:
>> Mr. Purvis - Please contact me to discuss delivery of the requested
>> documents.
>>
>> Heather F. S. Fleming
>>
>> *Interim Chief of Staff *
>>
>> City of Clarksville
>>
>> One Public Square
>>
>> Clarksville TN 37040
>>
>> Phone 931.553-2463 <(931)%20553-2463>
>>
>> Heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com
>> ---
>>
>> On July 19, 2017:
>> Mr. Cartwright -
>>
>> The City of Clarksville Police Department is in receipt of your
>> request for records. A copy of your request is attached hereto for
>> reference.
>>
>> Under Tennessee law, pursuant to the Public Records Act,
>> *Tennessee
>> Code Annotated* §10-7-503 et seq., any *citizen of this state* may request
>> to inspect public records as defined therein. This law does not apply to
>> out-of-state residents; therefore, your request is being denied.
>>
>> If you have any questions, please direct them to my attention.
>>
>> Heather F. S. Fleming
>>
>> *Staff Attorney – Mayor’s Office*
>>
>> City of Clarksville
>>
>> One Public Square
>>
>> Clarksville TN 37040
>>
>> Phone 931.553-2463 <(931)%20553-2463> <(931)%20553-2463>
>>
>> Heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com
>> ---
>>
>> On July 19, 2017:
>> To Whom It May Concern:
>>
>> Pursuant to Tennessee's Public Records Act, 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
>> look forward to receiving your response to this request within 7 business
>> days, as the statute requires.
>>
>> Sincerely,
>>
>> Alexander Cartwright
>>
>> ------
>> Filed via MuckRock.com
>> E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com
>> Upload documents directly: https://www.muckrock.com/accou
>> nts/agency_login/clarksville-police-department-8967/clarksvi
>> lle-tn-pd-citizen-complaints-40205/?email=heather.fleming%40
>> cityofclarksville.com&uuid-login=297ca164-a378-4921-b018-56d
>> 5e6b2d4a7#agency-reply
>> Is this email coming to the wrong contact? Something else wrong? Use the
>> above link to let us know.
>>
>> For mailed responses, please address (see note):
>> MuckRock
>> DEPT MR 40205
>> 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.
>> ------
>>
>>
>>
>

From: Alexander Cartwright and Jennifer Dirmeyer

Hi,

Thanks so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it.

Sincerely,
Alexander Cartwright and Jennifer Dirmeyer

From: Alexander Cartwright and Jennifer Dirmeyer

I am writing to follow up on my original request made on 7/18/17

Thank you very much for providing the information we requested. I am writing to ask for some clarification regarding the data on officer-involved shootings you provided us with. What constitutes an officer-involved shooting in your department? For example, some departments do not count misses while others count all discharges; some include shots at animals. Other departments include intentional and accidental shootings; others do not. Please explain to us how your department classifies the OIS included in the numbers you sent to us.

Very Respectfully, Alex Cartwright

From: Clarksville Police Department

Please see below.

Heather F. S. Fleming

*Chief of Staff / Public Records Request Coordinator*

City of Clarksville

One Public Square

Clarksville TN 37040

Phone 931.553-2463

Heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Charles Gill <charles.gill@cityofclarksville.com>
Date: Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 9:41 AM
Subject: Re: Tennessee Public Records Act Request: Clarksville, TN PD
Citizen Complaints
To: Heather Fleming <heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com>

CPD doesn't use the term Officer Involved Shooting. We track Firearms as
follows:

Deadly Force (Death and Injured)
Display (Which Means a Weapon was Pointed)
Animals (Vicious / Injured)
Negligent Discharge

This the terminology used by CPD

Sgt. Charles Gill
Clarksville Police Department
135 Commerce Street
<https://maps.google.com/?q=135+Commerce+Street+Clarksville,+TN+37040+(931&entry=gmail&source=g>
Clarksville, TN 37040
<https://maps.google.com/?q=135+Commerce+Street+Clarksville,+TN+37040+(931&entry=gmail&source=g>
(931
<https://maps.google.com/?q=135+Commerce+Street+Clarksville,+TN+37040+(931&entry=gmail&source=g>)
648-0656 ext. 5232
(931) 320-2702

On Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 9:33 AM, Heather Fleming <heather.fleming@
cityofclarksville.com> wrote:

> Yes just the CALEA reports
>
> On Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 9:32 AM Charles Gill <charles.gill@cityofclarksvill
> e.com> wrote:
>
>> I can't remember what we sent him. Was it just the CALEA Reports?
>>
>> Sgt. Charles Gill
>> Clarksville Police Department
>> 135 Commerce Street
>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=135+Commerce+Street+Clarksville,+TN+37040+(931&entry=gmail&source=g>
>> Clarksville, TN 37040
>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=135+Commerce+Street+Clarksville,+TN+37040+(931&entry=gmail&source=g>
>> (931
>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=135+Commerce+Street+Clarksville,+TN+37040+(931&entry=gmail&source=g>)
>> 648-0656 ext. 5232
>> (931
>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=135+Commerce+Street+Clarksville,+TN+37040+(931&entry=gmail&source=g>)
>> 320-2702
>>
>
> On Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 8:47 AM, Heather Fleming <
>> heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Is this info CPD policy manual?
>>>
>>> Heather F. S. Fleming
>>>
>>> *Chief of Staff / Public Records Request Coordinator*
>>>
>>> City of Clarksville
>>>
>>> One Public Square
>>>
>>> Clarksville TN 37040
>>>
>>> Phone 931.553-2463
>>>
>>> Heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>> From: <requests@muckrock.com>
>>> Date: Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 7:01 AM
>>> Subject: RE: Tennessee Public Records Act Request: Clarksville, TN PD
>>> Citizen Complaints
>>> To: Heather Fleming <heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com>
>>>
>>>
>>> June 5, 2018
>>>
>>> This is a follow up to a previous request:
>>>
>>> I am writing to follow up on my original request made on 7/18/17
>>>
>>> Thank you very much for providing the information we requested. I am
>>> writing to ask for some clarification regarding the data on
>>> officer-involved shootings you provided us with. What constitutes an
>>> officer-involved shooting in your department? For example, some departments
>>> do not count misses while others count all discharges; some include shots
>>> at animals. Other departments include intentional and accidental shootings;
>>> others do not. Please explain to us how your department classifies the OIS
>>> included in the numbers you sent to us.
>>>
>>> Very Respectfully, Alex Cartwright
>>>
>>> Filed via MuckRock.com
>>> E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com
>>> Upload documents directly: https://www.muckrock.com/accou
>>> nts/agency_login/clarksville-police-department-8967/
>>> clarksville-tn-pd-citizen-complaints-40205/?email=
>>> heather.fleming%40cityofclarksville.com&uuid-login=a5243a4a-
>>> 64a7-4a70-91d5-21b570fe153b#agency-reply
>>> Is this email coming to the wrong contact? Something else wrong? Use the
>>> above link to let us know.
>>>
>>> For mailed responses, please address (see note):
>>> MuckRock News
>>> DEPT MR 40205
>>> 411A Highland Ave
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=411A+Highland+Ave+Somerville,+MA+02144&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> Somerville, MA 02144
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=411A+Highland+Ave+Somerville,+MA+02144&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> -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.
>>>
>>> ---
>>>
>>> On Sept. 10, 2017:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Thanks so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it.
>>>
>>> Sincerely,
>>> Alexander Cartwright and Jennifer Dirmeyer
>>>
>>> ---
>>>
>>> On Sept. 5, 2017:
>>> Please see attached additional documentation responsive to your request.
>>>
>>> Heather F. S. Fleming
>>>
>>> *Chief of Staff / Public Records Request Coordinator*
>>>
>>> City of Clarksville
>>>
>>> One Public Square
>>>
>>> Clarksville TN 37040
>>>
>>> Phone 931.553-2463 <(931
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=135+Commerce+Street+Clarksville,+TN+37040+(931&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> )%20553-2463>
>>>
>>> Heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com
>>>
>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>> From: Charles Gill <charles.gill@cityofclarksville.com>
>>> Date: Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 2:17 PM
>>> Subject: Re: Public Records Act Request: Clarksville, TN PD Citizen
>>> Complaints
>>> To: Heather Fleming <heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com>
>>>
>>> I forgot to add these 4 for 2016 info. Sorry
>>>
>>> Sgt. Charles Gill
>>> Clarksville Police Department
>>> 135 Commerce Street
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=135+Commerce+Street+Clarksville,+TN+37040+(931&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> Clarksville, TN 37040
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=135+Commerce+Street+Clarksville,+TN+37040+(931&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> (931
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=135+Commerce+Street+Clarksville,+TN+37040+(931&entry=gmail&source=g>)
>>> 648-0656 ext. 5232 <(931
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=135+Commerce+Street+Clarksville,+TN+37040+(931&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> )%20648-0656>
>>> (931
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=135+Commerce+Street+Clarksville,+TN+37040+(931&entry=gmail&source=g>)
>>> 320-2702
>>>
>>
> On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 9:21 AM, Charles Gill
>>> <charles.gill@cityofclarksvill
>>> e.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> > I believe this is what I gave you last time.
>>> >
>>> > Sgt. Charles Gill
>>> > Clarksville Police Department
>>> > 135 Commerce Street
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=135+Commerce+Street+Clarksville,+TN+37040+(931&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> > Clarksville, TN 37040
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=135+Commerce+Street+Clarksville,+TN+37040+(931&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> > (931
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=135+Commerce+Street+Clarksville,+TN+37040+(931&entry=gmail&source=g>)
>>> 648-0656 ext. 5232 <(931)%20648-0656>
>>> > (931
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=135+Commerce+Street+Clarksville,+TN+37040+(931&entry=gmail&source=g>)
>>> 320-2702
>>> >
>>>
> On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 8:20 AM, Heather Fleming <
>>> > heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com> wrote:
>>> >
>>> >> Sgt. Gill - Can you provide the records you gave me on this request
>>> >> again? I mailed them and they say they did not receive them. I didn't
>>> keep
>>> >> copies because I knew CPD would always have copies. Thanks!
>>> >>
>>> >> Heather F. S. Fleming
>>> >>
>>> >> *Chief of Staff / Public Records Request Coordinator*
>>> >>
>>> >> City of Clarksville
>>> >>
>>> >> One Public Square
>>> >>
>>> >> Clarksville TN 37040
>>> >>
>>> >> Phone 931.553-2463 <(931
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=135+Commerce+Street+Clarksville,+TN+37040+(931&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> )%20553-2463>
>>> >>
>>> >> Heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>> >> From: <requests@muckrock.com>
>>> >> Date: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 3:03 PM
>>> >> Subject: RE: Public Records Act Request: Clarksville, TN PD Citizen
>>> >> Complaints
>>> >> To: heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >> August 31, 2017
>>> >> Clarksville Police Department
>>> >> Clarksville Police Department
>>> >> Al Rivers Ansley, Chief of Police
>>> >> 135 Commerce St
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=135+Commerce+St+37040+Clarksville,+Tennessee&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> >> 37040 Clarksville, Tennessee
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=135+Commerce+St+37040+Clarksville,+Tennessee&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> >>
>>> >> This is a follow up to a previous request:
>>> >>
>>> >> Hello Ms. Fleming,
>>> >>
>>> >> If the materials are returned to your office, could you please send
>>> them
>>> >> either to the MuckRock address that was previously referenced or to
>>> the
>>> >> following Tennessee address?
>>> >>
>>> >> Thanks so much for your help!
>>> >> Beryl, MuckRock
>>> >>
>>> >> 1353 Vance Ave Apt. 2
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=1353+Vance+Ave+Apt.+2+Memphis,+TN+38104&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> >> Memphis, TN 38104
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=1353+Vance+Ave+Apt.+2+Memphis,+TN+38104&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> >> ---
>>> >>
>>> >
>>>
> On Aug. 17, 2017:
>>> >> It was sent to
>>> >> Carlton Purvis
>>> >>
>>> >> 104 Sawyer Circle, Apt. 486
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=104+Sawyer+Circle,+Apt.+486+Memphis,+TN+38103&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> >>
>>> >> Memphis, TN 38103
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=104+Sawyer+Circle,+Apt.+486+Memphis,+TN+38103&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> >>
>>> >> Heather F. S. Fleming
>>> >>
>>> >> *Chief of Staff / Public Records Request Coordinator*
>>> >>
>>> >> City of Clarksville
>>> >>
>>> >> One Public Square
>>> >>
>>> >> Clarksville TN 37040
>>> >>
>>> >> Phone 931.553-2463 <(931
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=135+Commerce+Street+Clarksville,+TN+37040+(931&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> )%20553-2463>
>>> >>
>>> >> Heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com
>>> >> ---
>>> >>
>>> >> On Aug. 17, 2017:
>>> >> Hello Ms. Fleming,
>>> >>
>>> >> Could you please confirm the address to which these materials were
>>> sent?
>>> >> There hasn't been anything received at the Memphis address.
>>> >>
>>> >> Thanks so much.
>>> >> ---
>>> >>
>>> >> On Aug. 8, 2017:
>>> >> Hello Ms. Fleming,
>>> >>
>>> >> The materials haven't yet been received at the Tennessee address. I
>>> will
>>> >> let you know if they do.
>>> >>
>>> >> Thank you!
>>> >> Beryl, MuckRock
>>> >> ---
>>> >>
>>> >
>>>
> On Aug. 1, 2017:
>>> >> I have already sent the documents to Carlton Purvis as I had not
>>> gotten a
>>> >> response from you.
>>> >>
>>> >> Heather F. S. Fleming
>>> >>
>>> >> *Interim Chief of Staff *
>>> >>
>>> >> City of Clarksville
>>> >>
>>> >> One Public Square
>>> >>
>>> >> Clarksville TN 37040
>>> >>
>>> >> Phone 931.553-2463 <(931)%20553-2463>
>>> >>
>>> >> Heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com
>>> >> ---
>>> >>
>>> >> On July 31, 2017:
>>> >> Hello Ms. Fleming,
>>> >>
>>> >> It would be greatly appreciated if materials could be delivered via
>>> one
>>> >> of three methods: the link at the very bottom of this email, which
>>> will
>>> >> direct you to page by which you may upload records directly; email to
>>> the
>>> >> address requests@muckrock.com; or mailed to MuckRock at the address
>>> DEPT
>>> >> MR 40205, 411A Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=411A+Highland+Avenue,+Somerville,+MA+02144&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> .
>>> >>
>>> >> Thank you so much for your help, and please let me know if you have
>>> >> anything else with which we can help.
>>> >>
>>> >> Best wishes,
>>> >> Beryl, MuckRock
>>> >> ---
>>> >>
>>> >> On July 24, 2017:
>>> >> You will need to give me an address to send the documents.
>>> >>
>>> >> Heather F. S. Fleming
>>> >>
>>> >> *Interim Chief of Staff *
>>> >>
>>> >> City of Clarksville
>>> >>
>>> >> One Public Square
>>> >>
>>> >> Clarksville TN 37040
>>> >>
>>> >> Phone 931.553-2463 <(931
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=135+Commerce+Street+Clarksville,+TN+37040+(931&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> )%20553-2463>
>>> >>
>>> >> Heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com
>>> >> ---
>>> >>
>>> >> On July 24, 2017:
>>> >> Hello Ms. Fleming,
>>> >>
>>> >> It would be greatly appreciated if materials could be delivered via
>>> one
>>> >> of three methods: the link at the very bottom of this email, which
>>> will
>>> >> direct you to page by which you may upload records directly; email to
>>> the
>>> >> address requests@muckrock.com; or mailed to MuckRock
>>> at
>>> >> the address DEPT MR 40205, 411A Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=411A+Highland+Avenue,+Somerville,+MA+02144&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> .
>>> >>
>>> >> Thank you so much for your help, and please let me know if you have
>>> >> anything else with which we can help.
>>> >>
>>> >> Best wishes,
>>> >> Beryl, MuckRock
>>> >> ---
>>> >>
>>> >> On July 24, 2017:
>>> >> Mr. Purvis - Please contact me to discuss delivery of the requested
>>> >> documents.
>>> >>
>>> >> Heather F. S. Fleming
>>> >>
>>> >> *Interim Chief of Staff *
>>> >>
>>> >> City of Clarksville
>>> >>
>>> >> One Public Square
>>> >>
>>> >> Clarksville TN 37040
>>> >>
>>> >> Phone 931.553-2463 <(931
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=135+Commerce+Street+Clarksville,+TN+37040+(931&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> )%20553-2463>
>>> >>
>>> >> Heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com
>>> >> ---
>>> >>
>>> >> On July 19, 2017:
>>> >> Mr. Cartwright -
>>> >>
>>> >> The City of Clarksville Police Department is in receipt of your
>>> >> request for records. A copy of your request is attached hereto for
>>> >> reference.
>>> >>
>>> >> Under Tennessee law, pursuant to the Public Records Act,
>>> >> *Tennessee
>>> >> Code Annotated* §10-7-503 et seq., any *citizen of this state* may
>>> request
>>> >> to inspect public records as defined therein. This law does not apply
>>> to
>>> >> out-of-state residents; therefore, your request is being denied.
>>> >>
>>> >> If you have any questions, please direct them to my attention.
>>> >>
>>> >> Heather F. S. Fleming
>>> >>
>>> >> *Staff Attorney – Mayor’s Office*
>>> >>
>>> >> City of Clarksville
>>> >>
>>> >> One Public Square
>>> >>
>>> >> Clarksville TN 37040
>>> >>
>>> >> Phone 931.553-2463 <(931)%20553-2463> <(931)%20553-2463>
>>> >>
>>> >> Heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com
>>> >> ---
>>> >>
>>> >> On July 19, 2017:
>>> >> To Whom It May Concern:
>>> >>
>>> >> Pursuant to Tennessee's Public Records Act, 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
>>> >> look forward to receiving your response to this request within 7
>>> business
>>> >> days, as the statute requires.
>>> >>
>>> >> Sincerely,
>>> >>
>>> >> Alexander Cartwright
>>> >>
>>> >> ------
>>> >> Filed via MuckRock.com
>>> >> E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com
>>> >> Upload documents directly: https://www.muckrock.com/accou
>>> >> nts/agency_login/clarksville-police-department-8967/clarksvi
>>> >> lle-tn-pd-citizen-complaints-40205/?email=heather.fleming%40
>>> >> cityofclarksville.com&uuid-login=297ca164-a378-4921-b018-56d
>>> >> 5e6b2d4a7#agency-reply
>>> >> Is this email coming to the wrong contact? Something else wrong? Use
>>> the
>>> >> above link to let us know.
>>> >>
>>> >> For mailed responses, please address (see note):
>>> >> MuckRock
>>> >> DEPT MR 40205
>>> >> 411A Highland Ave
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=411A+Highland+Ave+Somerville,+MA+02144&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> >> Somerville, MA 02144
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=411A+Highland+Ave+Somerville,+MA+02144&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> -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.
>>> >> ------
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >
>>>
>>> ---
>>>
>>> On Sept. 5, 2017:
>>> Please find attached the documents responsive to your request.
>>>
>>> Heather F. S. Fleming
>>>
>>> *Chief of Staff / Public Records Request Coordinator*
>>>
>>> City of Clarksville
>>>
>>> One Public Square
>>>
>>> Clarksville TN 37040
>>>
>>> Phone 931.553-2463
>>>
>>> Heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com
>>> ---
>>>
>>> On Aug. 31, 2017:
>>> Hello Ms. Fleming,
>>>
>>> If the materials are returned to your office, could you please send them
>>> either to the MuckRock address that was previously referenced or to the
>>> following Tennessee address?
>>>
>>> Thanks so much for your help!
>>> Beryl, MuckRock
>>>
>>> 1353 Vance Ave Apt. 2
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=1353+Vance+Ave+Apt.+2+Memphis,+TN+38104&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> Memphis, TN 38104
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=1353+Vance+Ave+Apt.+2+Memphis,+TN+38104&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> ---
>>>
>>
> On Aug. 17, 2017:
>>> It was sent to
>>> Carlton Purvis
>>>
>>> 104 Sawyer Circle, Apt. 486
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=104+Sawyer+Circle,+Apt.+486+%0D%0A%0D%0A+Memphis,+TN+38103&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>>
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=104+Sawyer+Circle,+Apt.+486+%0D%0A%0D%0A+Memphis,+TN+38103&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>>
>>> Memphis, TN 38103
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=104+Sawyer+Circle,+Apt.+486+%0D%0A%0D%0A+Memphis,+TN+38103&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>>
>>> Heather F. S. Fleming
>>>
>>> *Chief of Staff / Public Records Request Coordinator*
>>>
>>> City of Clarksville
>>>
>>> One Public Square
>>>
>>> Clarksville TN 37040
>>>
>>> Phone 931.553-2463
>>>
>>> Heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com
>>> ---
>>>
>>> On July 19, 2017:
>>> To Whom It May Concern:
>>>
>>> Pursuant to Tennessee's Public Records Act, 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
>>> look forward to receiving your response to this request within 7 business
>>> days, as the statute requires.
>>>
>>> Sincerely,
>>>
>>> Alexander Cartwright
>>>
>>> Filed via MuckRock.com
>>> E-mail (Preferred): requests@muckrock.com
>>> Upload documents directly: https://www.muckrock.com/accou
>>> nts/agency_login/clarksville-police-department-8967/
>>> clarksville-tn-pd-citizen-complaints-40205/?email=
>>> heather.fleming%40cityofclarksville.com&uuid-login=a5243a4a-
>>> 64a7-4a70-91d5-21b570fe153b#agency-reply
>>> Is this email coming to the wrong contact? Something else wrong? Use the
>>> above link to let us know.
>>>
>>> For mailed responses, please address (see note):
>>> MuckRock News
>>> DEPT MR 40205
>>> 411A Highland Ave
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=411A+Highland+Ave+Somerville,+MA+02144&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> Somerville, MA 02144
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=411A+Highland+Ave+Somerville,+MA+02144&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>> -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.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>> --
>
> Heather F. S. Fleming
>
> *Chief of Staff / Public Records Request Coordinator*
>
> City of Clarksville
>
> One Public Square
>
> Clarksville TN 37040
>
> Phone 931.553-2463
>
> Heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com
>
>
>
>

From: Alexander Cartwright and Jennifer Dirmeyer

Thank you.

From: Clarksville Police Department

These documents have been sent to multiple individuals with this company.
If you wish to place another records request, do so. This request has been
satisfied.

Heather F. S. Fleming

*Chief of Staff / Public Records Request Coordinator*

City of Clarksville

One Public Square

Clarksville TN 37040

Phone 931.553-2463

Heather.fleming@cityofclarksville.com

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