Officer employment numbers and changes, May 25 - July 25, 2020 (Cleveland Police Department)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Cleveland Police Department of Cleveland, OH.
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P012404-073020

Multi Request Officer employment numbers and changes, May 25 - July 25, 2020
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Completed

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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Ohio Open Records Law, I hereby request records sufficient to show the following data points:

• The number of law enforcement and/or police officers employed under the jurisdiction of this agency as of May 27, 2019.
• The number of law enforcement and/or police officers that voluntarily resigned from their positions at the department (and otherwise left roles held as of May 27, 2019) for the period from May 27, 2019 through July 27, 2019.
• The number of law enforcement and/or police officers employed under the jurisdiction of this agency as of July 27, 2019.

• The number of law enforcement and/or police officers employed under the jurisdiction of this agency as of May 25, 2020.
• The number of law enforcement and/or police officers that left or resigned from their positions at the department (and otherwise quit) for the period from May 25, 2020 through July 25, 2020.
• The number of law enforcement and/or police officers employed under the jurisdiction of this agency as of July 25, 2020.

These documents are being requested as part of the fact-finding effort for a journalistic piece. Along with the completed journalistic product, these records will be made available to the general public. This request is being made by a journalist at a non-profit news organization. It is not being made for commercial purposes, and it would be appreciated if your agency would process this request with the appropriate recognition that it is a request being made in the public interest.

If you have any questions about this request, please contact me via the email address from which this request was sent or by phone at 617-500-7123.

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 business days.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

From: Cleveland Police Department

Dear Beryl Lipton,
Thank you for your interest in public records of the City of Cleveland. Your request has been received and is being processed in accordance with the Ohio Sunshine Laws. Your request was received in this office on 7/30/2020 and has been given the reference number P012404-073020 for tracking purposes.
Records Requested: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Ohio Open Records Law, I hereby request records sufficient to show the following data points:

• The number of law enforcement and/or police officers employed under the jurisdiction of this agency as of May 27, 2019.
• The number of law enforcement and/or police officers that voluntarily resigned from their positions at the department (and otherwise left roles held as of May 27, 2019) for the period from May 27, 2019 through July 27, 2019.
• The number of law enforcement and/or police officers employed under the jurisdiction of this agency as of July 27, 2019.

• The number of law enforcement and/or police officers employed under the jurisdiction of this agency as of May 25, 2020.
• The number of law enforcement and/or police officers that left or resigned from their positions at the department (and otherwise quit) for the period from May 25, 2020 through July 25, 2020.
• The number of law enforcement and/or police officers employed under the jurisdiction of this agency as of July 25, 2020.

These documents are being requested as part of the fact-finding effort for a journalistic piece. Along with the completed journalistic product, these records will be made available to the general public. This request is being made by a journalist at a non-profit news organization. It is not being made for commercial purposes, and it would be appreciated if your agency would process this request with the appropriate recognition that it is a request being made in the public interest.

If you have any questions about this request, please contact me via the email address from which this request was sent or by phone at 617-500-7123.

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 business days.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

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From: Cleveland Police Department

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RE: PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST of July 30, 2020, Reference #P012404-073020.
Dear Beryl Lipton, The City of Cleveland received a public record request from you on July 30, 2020. You requested the following:
“To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Ohio Open Records Law, I hereby request records sufficient to show the following data points:

• The number of law enforcement and/or police officers employed under the jurisdiction of this agency as of May 27, 2019.
• The number of law enforcement and/or police officers that voluntarily resigned from their positions at the department (and otherwise left roles held as of May 27, 2019) for the period from May 27, 2019 through July 27, 2019.
• The number of law enforcement and/or police officers employed under the jurisdiction of this agency as of July 27, 2019.

• The number of law enforcement and/or police officers employed under the jurisdiction of this agency as of May 25, 2020.
• The number of law enforcement and/or police officers that left or resigned from their positions at the department (and otherwise quit) for the period from May 25, 2020 through July 25, 2020.
• The number of law enforcement and/or police officers employed under the jurisdiction of this agency as of July 25, 2020.

These documents are being requested as part of the fact-finding effort for a journalistic piece. Along with the completed journalistic product, these records will be made available to the general public. This request is being made by a journalist at a non-profit news organization. It is not being made for commercial purposes, and it would be appreciated if your agency would process this request with the appropriate recognition that it is a request being made in the public interest.

If you have any questions about this request, please contact me via the email address from which this request was sent or by phone at 617-500-7123.

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 business days.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

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