Police data collection project (Columbia Police Department)

Samuel Sinyangwe filed this request with the Columbia Police Department of Columbia, MO.
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Multi Request Police data collection project
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From: Samuel Sinyangwe


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the The Missouri Sunshine Law, I hereby request the following records:

1. the total number of use of force incidents, separated by year and by type of force used from 2016-2019 (for example, "27 taser incidents in 2016, 3 baton incidents in 2017, etc.)
2. the total number of civilian complaints alleging any form of law enforcement misconduct that were reported and the total number sustained, separated by year (for example, 8 complaints in 2016, 2 complaints sustained in 2017, 4 complaints in 2018, 1 complaint sustained in 2019, etc.)
3. the total number of civilian complaints alleging law enforcement use of excessive force that were reported and the total number sustained from 2016-2019, separated by year
4. the total number of civilian complaints alleging biased policing or racial profiling that were reported and the total number sustained from 2016-2019, separated by year

Note that my requests for civilian complaints are specifically for civilian complaints alleging police misconduct, please do not include complaints filed by one officer/the department against another officer.

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 3 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Samuel Sinyangwe

From: Columbia Police Department

CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI _________________________________________________________________ Dear Samuel Sinyangwe, Thank you for reaching out to the City of Columbia on July 07, 2020 concerning your request for records. You have requested: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the The Missouri Sunshine Law, I hereby request the following records:

1. the total number of use of force incidents, separated by year and by type of force used from 2016-2019 (for example, "27 taser incidents in 2016, 3 baton incidents in 2017, etc.)
2. the total number of civilian complaints alleging any form of law enforcement misconduct that were reported and the total number sustained, separated by year (for example, 8 complaints in 2016, 2 complaints sustained in 2017, 4 complaints in 2018, 1 complaint sustained in 2019, etc.)
3. the total number of civilian complaints alleging law enforcement use of excessive force that were reported and the total number sustained from 2016-2019, separated by year
4. the total number of civilian complaints alleging biased policing or racial profiling that were reported and the total number sustained from 2016-2019, separated by year

Note that my requests for civilian complaints are specifically for civilian complaints alleging police misconduct, please do not include complaints filed by one officer/the department against another officer.

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 3 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Samuel Sinyangwe

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From: Columbia Police Department

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Good afternoon,
This is in response to your request for records received July 7, 2020.
You have requested: To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the The Missouri Sunshine Law, I hereby request the following records:
1. the total number of use of force incidents, separated by year and by type of force used from 2016-2019 (for example, "27 taser incidents in 2016, 3 baton incidents in 2017, etc.)
2. the total number of civilian complaints alleging any form of law enforcement misconduct that were reported and the total number sustained, separated by year (for example, 8 complaints in 2016, 2 complaints sustained in 2017, 4 complaints in 2018, 1 complaint sustained in 2019, etc.)
3. the total number of civilian complaints alleging law enforcement use of excessive force that were reported and the total number sustained from 2016-2019, separated by year
4. the total number of civilian complaints alleging biased policing or racial profiling that were reported and the total number sustained from 2016-2019, separated by year
Note that my requests for civilian complaints are specifically for civilian complaints alleging police misconduct, please do not include complaints filed by one officer/the department against another officer.
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 3 business days, as the statute requires.
Sincerely,
Samuel Sinyangwe"
I am in receipt of your request and I am currently looking to see what information is available.  Due to current high volume of pending requests I hope to have more information available to you no later than Thursday, July 16th.
Sincerely,
Lydia Green

From: Columbia Police Department

Attachments:
2018-4.2.4a-e-use-of-force-annual-analysis.pdf (https://u8387795.ct.sendgrid.net/ls/click?upn=nZGH0ylxadMp5hTpNkeAFnDE-2FdtMi0QW1xY1N70YgaG4ihQheOwNo5xozpUUdHM3Q-2BGaXQwnXTnfDNAsQk7XA7XhcMhrmgq-2Bd59gQYil8bnVXc-2FcLoOjT-2FSsQ09obYAmIARHr9qd01g9Od-2BMadAddN2sTQP2nxynV7z-2FgxM1ePdU1mPAVrRfUs24QcAU36sCatObCQo3NyFicqmSklBf2hvy8sZ19HRbc59lz8A230k-3DetnB_morlCdcclZnE8zAe-2F0TdI58AZW22yS8KSA21uHytC22IpAOy-2BBIHY5mcPNxIB8CEsuD9lhDO4K8NYAVaqUXprnLxjpHt5877hgzR-2FS0WkxQhJswIm92BqbwZ8nKc82LWvlQXhGmECs712VyHNSCLulCwj32EdefUh5S087pZVOUNu-2Fu1QrQe8eoKZY89qeHBpiItJqSgwWxRmUBO3vUNbog3dwYpS5NzDTvjQvdChj-2BLhFzO0-2B4GNI3FLbPJtN3R0r7w0xgh-2BUMyWAosHUBdfnfD2Uhogr0JVs9crPFBTPifpb9gevs0iOodlF1XlS-2BJKNOY95IcVS-2FLr-2B8p-2F5EhLfxyojHqAZd-2BJeW-2BzOVHOSCGGjuciz0BZ7UkCuaHG4-2FGRiWAwDj8C7XCntEFlQ3Qzg-3D-3D)
CPD_Internal_Affairs_Unit_releases_2016_annual_Internal_Affairs_Report.pdf (https://u8387795.ct.sendgrid.net/ls/click?upn=nZGH0ylxadMp5hTpNkeAFnDE-2FdtMi0QW1xY1N70YgaG4ihQheOwNo5xozpUUdHM3Q-2BGaXQwnXTnfDNAsQk7XA7XhcMhrmgq-2Bd59gQYil8bnVXc-2FcLoOjT-2FSsQ09obYAmIARHr9qd01g9Od-2BMadAddN2sTQP2nxynV7z-2FgxM1ePc9PYawU-2BXzfuMQZRNO-2FwCrHjLiQ5T82Vp5oQ5sVYaLOuhAQBD-2F16KcRO-2FWb87hgFk-3DbkPu_morlCdcclZnE8zAe-2F0TdI58AZW22yS8KSA21uHytC22IpAOy-2BBIHY5mcPNxIB8CEsuD9lhDO4K8NYAVaqUXprnLxjpHt5877hgzR-2FS0WkxQhJswIm92BqbwZ8nKc82LWvlQXhGmECs712VyHNSCLulCwj32EdefUh5S087pZVOUNu-2Fu1QrQe8eoKZY89qeHBpiItJqSgwWxRmUBO3vUNbog3dwYpS5NzDTvjQvdChj-2BLhFzO0-2B4GNI3FLbPJtN3Rk3Ddx7927bzM-2Fcr0Cwzh-2Bndj5vzBylw-2BuwYoypfRuqVxsnEYYuzVP6E2u4S0Q9mPWjJa-2BmPsvTzDQRhfrYWYBBjRzButNEm5T070YnDBWfcoFNdk8omXd1C6zUgYqgNZ6tynf2GQvpFnk-2BwzJeDu3g-3D-3D)
CPD_Internal_Affairs_Unit_releases_2017_annual_Internal_Affairs_Report.pdf (https://u8387795.ct.sendgrid.net/ls/click?upn=nZGH0ylxadMp5hTpNkeAFnDE-2FdtMi0QW1xY1N70YgaG4ihQheOwNo5xozpUUdHM3Q-2BGaXQwnXTnfDNAsQk7XA7XhcMhrmgq-2Bd59gQYil8bnVXc-2FcLoOjT-2FSsQ09obYAmIARHr9qd01g9Od-2BMadAddN2sTQP2nxynV7z-2FgxM1ePeA6DnFQyX9M1ZBMmZysVB2pA09fa1icGsgtB-2BH4jF6A47ifPJVGP3I3hwjjRBaLsk-3Dfczs_morlCdcclZnE8zAe-2F0TdI58AZW22yS8KSA21uHytC22IpAOy-2BBIHY5mcPNxIB8CEsuD9lhDO4K8NYAVaqUXprnLxjpHt5877hgzR-2FS0WkxQhJswIm92BqbwZ8nKc82LWvlQXhGmECs712VyHNSCLulCwj32EdefUh5S087pZVOUNu-2Fu1QrQe8eoKZY89qeHBpiItJqSgwWxRmUBO3vUNbog3dwYpS5NzDTvjQvdChj-2BLhFzO0-2B4GNI3FLbPJtN3RJ4ogHQMo4-2FDhW0sgX9cwelpgYNGB1qJTelPxPi3TdqYY9iiCUB-2BTAI-2F9oH1CWm6sQzDREfTIiAQ6niDZNdUzq9my679qH8PHIWhHGMOEChwRRqjQ9B-2BU55BLQ1csqItS4oAFCDBkLjZKVH4NhIoGaA-3D-3D)
Internal_Affairs_Annual_Report_2019.pdf (https://u8387795.ct.sendgrid.net/ls/click?upn=nZGH0ylxadMp5hTpNkeAFnDE-2FdtMi0QW1xY1N70YgaG4ihQheOwNo5xozpUUdHM3Q-2BGaXQwnXTnfDNAsQk7XA7XhcMhrmgq-2Bd59gQYil8bnVXc-2FcLoOjT-2FSsQ09obYAmKk-2FmEw7VEUgwBQI-2B-2B-2FPsc-2FaVXsPEd6ozY31On5gc0CxdbF3ZaCTl21wmgPvbFXeEMTMPhe5mDDUqlggYLXdCok475UczrQZ2h18LRg9Jrww-3DGEu2_morlCdcclZnE8zAe-2F0TdI58AZW22yS8KSA21uHytC22IpAOy-2BBIHY5mcPNxIB8CEsuD9lhDO4K8NYAVaqUXprnLxjpHt5877hgzR-2FS0WkxQhJswIm92BqbwZ8nKc82LWvlQXhGmECs712VyHNSCLulCwj32EdefUh5S087pZVOUNu-2Fu1QrQe8eoKZY89qeHBpiItJqSgwWxRmUBO3vUNbog3dwYpS5NzDTvjQvdChj-2BLhFzO0-2B4GNI3FLbPJtN3Rcnt-2BWjDKlGxDMjHu0ilUCeO3Rx5T1YGX7HAMJFt4WYa-2BxAsusB6oyUFsuDyshLcMMpIgxC9QqooLSWvGSVAf7GeP4BHV66LQsyOkK7LaPmTu8iAgufzM2kHYgNHRiUlgSOmvA-2F3AoCGnxvMRXtJpOw-3D-3D)

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Good morning,
Thank you for your continued patience with this request.  I have attached for you copies of the Internal Affairs Annual Reports for 2016 through 2019, responsive to your request.
Respectfully,
Lydia Green

  • 2018-4.2.4a-e-use-of-force-annual-analysis.pdf

  • Internal_Affairs_Annual_Report_2019.pdf

  • CPD_Internal_Affairs_Unit_releases_2016_annual_Internal_Affairs_Report.pdf

  • CPD_Internal_Affairs_Unit_releases_2017_annual_Internal_Affairs_Report.pdf

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  • CPD_Internal_Affairs_Unit_releases_2017_annual_Internal_Affairs_Report.pdf

  • CPD_Internal_Affairs_Unit_releases_2016_annual_Internal_Affairs_Report.pdf

  • Internal_Affairs_Annual_Report_2019.pdf

  • 2018-4.2.4a-e-use-of-force-annual-analysis.pdf