Use of Force Policy (Cleveland Police Department)

DeRay Mckesson filed this request with the Cleveland Police Department of Cleveland, OH.


From: DeRay Mckesson

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Ohio Open Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

All current policies maintained by the department regarding use of force.

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 fees cannot be waived, 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.


DeRay Mckesson


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 11, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Harvanek, Carol

DeRay Mckesson
MuckRock News

The attachment is provided as responsive to your public records request detailed below.


Carol A. Harvanek, Public Records Assistant
City of Cleveland, Department of Law, Room 106
601 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44114-1077
Tel: (216) 664-2816 / Fax: (216) 420-8560
Note: For all correspondence sent regarding public records requests, please make sure that you copy Kim L. Roberson, Public Records Administrator at<> and Nancy Diemer at<>. Thank you.