Columbus police data collection (2020)

Samuel Sinyangwe filed this request with the Columbus Division of Police of Columbus, OH.


From: Samuel Sinyangwe

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Ohio Open Records 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 in 2020 (for example, "27 taser incidents in 2020, 3 baton incidents in 2020, etc.)

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 10 business days.


Samuel Sinyangwe

From: Columbus Division of Police

Good morning,

Attached is the 2020 Use of Force Analysis report.


K. Hartshorne
Public Records Supervisor
Management Analyst II
Public Records Unit
(614) 645-4925 (main)
(614) 645-4896 (desk)