Texas police data (Dallas Police Department)

Samuel Sinyangwe filed this request with the Dallas Police Department of Dallas, TX.
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D020115-071519

Multi Request Texas police data
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From: Samuel Sinyangwe


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

1. The total number of police use of force incidents, broken down by type of force used, between 2013-2018 (separated by year).
2. The total number of people that police used force against, between 2013-2018 (separated by year).
3. A copy of all complaints reported by civilians against police between 2013-2018.
4. A copy of any documents indicating whether the civilian complaints identified in request #3 were sustained.
5. The policy manual of the police department.
6. The current union contract between the city and any police unions or police associations.
7. All records regarding police shootings (including fatal police shootings, non-fatal police shootings and police shootings at a civilian that missed) between 2013-2018, including incident-level information specifying the date of each incident, race and gender of all subjects involved, what weapon if any they were armed with, any injuries or deaths resulting from the incident, the names of all officers involved, whether administrative investigations found the incidents to be justified under police department policy and any disciplinary actions taken against the officers as a result of the incident.
8. All records regarding civilian deaths or serious injuries resulting from police use of force between 2013-2018, including incident-level information specifying the date of each incident, race and gender of all subjects involved, what weapon if any they were armed with, any injuries or deaths resulting from the incident and the names of all officers involved.

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, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Samuel Sinyangwe

From: Dallas Police Department

RE: PUBLIC INFORMATION ACT REQUEST of 7/15/2019, Reference #D020115-071519
Dear Samuel ,
The Dallas Police Department received a public information request from you on 7/15/2019. Your request mentioned: “To Whom It May Concern:Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:1. The total number of police use of force incidents, broken down by type of force used, between 2013-2018 (separated by year).2. The total number of people that police used force against, between 2013-2018 (separated by year).3. A copy of all complaints reported by civilians against police between 2013-2018.4. A copy of any documents indicating whether the civilian complaints identified in request #3 were sustained.5. The policy manual of the police department.6. The current union contract between the city and any police unions or police associations.7. All records regarding police shootings (including fatal police shootings, non-fatal police shootings and police shootings at a civilian that missed) between 2013-2018, including incident-level information specifying the date of each incident, race and gender of all subjects involved, what weapon if any they were armed with, any injuries or deaths resulting from the incident, the names of all officers involved, whether administrative investigations found the incidents to be justified under police department policy and any disciplinary actions taken against the officers as a result of the incident.8. All records regarding civilian deaths or serious injuries resulting from police use of force between 2013-2018, including incident-level information specifying the date of each incident, race and gender of all subjects involved, what weapon if any they were armed with, any injuries or deaths resulting from the incident and the names of all officers involved.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, as the statute requires.
Sincerely,
Samuel Sinyangwe
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The information you requested will require additional time to retrieve depending upon the information you are requesting and the divisions, sections or units responsible for retrieving the responsive documents. Other factors affecting the processing of your request may include research, processing, redactions and copying. In compliance with the Government Code 552.221(d), the Open Records Unit anticipates the information may be provided from the date of this letter, by 10:00 am. within 20 business days

The Open Records Unit apologizes for this delay in fulfilling your request. If you need any information, please feel free to check the status of your request by selecting " View My Request" or you may contact the Open Records Unit by calling 214-671-3148.
Police Records Request - D020115-071519

Sincerely,
Dallas Police Department Open Records Unit

From: Dallas Police Department

RE: PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST of July 16, 2019, PIR Reference # C006556-071619.

Dear Samuel Sinyangwe,

We received a request for Public Records and have forwarded your request to the appropriate team. Your new reference number is: C006556-071619.

You requested: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

1. The total number of police use of force incidents, broken down by type of force used, between 2013-2018 (separated by year).
2. The total number of people that police used force against, between 2013-2018 (separated by year).
3. A copy of all complaints reported by civilians against police between 2013-2018.
4. A copy of any documents indicating whether the civilian complaints identified in request #3 were sustained.
5. The policy manual of the police department.
6. The current union contract between the city and any police unions or police associations.
7. All records regarding police shootings (including fatal police shootings, non-fatal police shootings and police shootings at a civilian that missed) between 2013-2018, including incident-level information specifying the date of each incident, race and gender of all subjects involved, what weapon if any they were armed with, any injuries or deaths resulting from the incident, the names of all officers involved, whether administrative investigations found the incidents to be justified under police department policy and any disciplinary actions taken against the officers as a result of the incident.
8. All records regarding civilian deaths or serious injuries resulting from police use of force between 2013-2018, including incident-level information specifying the date of each incident, race and gender of all subjects involved, what weapon if any they were armed with, any injuries or deaths resulting from the incident and the names of all officers involved.

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, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Samuel Sinyangwe

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The information you requested will require additional time to retrieve depending upon the information you are requesting and the divisions, sections or units responsible for retrieving the responsive documents. Other factors affecting the processing of your request may include research, processing, redactions and copying. In compliance with the Government Code 552.221(d), the Open Records Unit anticipates the information may be provided from the date of this letter, by 10:00 am. within 20 business days

Respectfully,

Open Records Staff
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From: Dallas Police Department

Dear Samuel ,

The Dallas Police Department received a public information request from you on 7/16/2019. Your request mentioned:
“To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

1. The total number of police use of force incidents, broken down by type of force used, between 2013-2018 (separated by year).
2. The total number of people that police used force against, between 2013-2018 (separated by year).
3. A copy of all complaints reported by civilians against police between 2013-2018.
4. A copy of any documents indicating whether the civilian complaints identified in request #3 were sustained.
5. The policy manual of the police department.
6. The current union contract between the city and any police unions or police associations.
7. All records regarding police shootings (including fatal police shootings, non-fatal police shootings and police shootings at a civilian that missed) between 2013-2018, including incident-level information specifying the date of each incident, race and gender of all subjects involved, what weapon if any they were armed with, any injuries or deaths resulting from the incident, the names of all officers involved, whether administrative investigations found the incidents to be justified under police department policy and any disciplinary actions taken against the officers as a result of the incident.
8. All records regarding civilian deaths or serious injuries resulting from police use of force between 2013-2018, including incident-level information specifying the date of each incident, race and gender of all subjects involved, what weapon if any they were armed with, any injuries or deaths resulting from the incident and the names of all officers involved.

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, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Samuel Sinyangwe

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The information you requested will require additional time to retrieve depending upon the information you are requesting and the divisions, sections or units responsible for retrieving the responsive documents. Other factors affecting the processing of your request may include research, processing, redactions and copying. In compliance with the Government Code 552.221(d), the Open Records Unit anticipates the information may be provided from the date of this letter, by 10:00 am. within 20 business days

The Open Records Unit apologizes for this delay in fulfilling your request. If you need any information, please feel free to check the status of your request by selecting " View My Request" or you may contact the Open Records Unit by calling 214-671-3148.
Police Records Request - D020478-071619

Sincerely,

Open Records Unit DPD
DPD - Open Records
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From: Dallas Police Department

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RE: PUBLIC INFORMATION ACT REQUEST of 7/16/2019, Reference #C006556-071619
Dear Samuel ,
The City of Dallas received a public information request from you on 7/16/2019. Your request mentioned:
“To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

1. The total number of police use of force incidents, broken down by type of force used, between 2013-2018 (separated by year).
2. The total number of people that police used force against, between 2013-2018 (separated by year).
3. A copy of all complaints reported by civilians against police between 2013-2018.
4. A copy of any documents indicating whether the civilian complaints identified in request #3 were sustained.
5. The policy manual of the police department.
6. The current union contract between the city and any police unions or police associations.
7. All records regarding police shootings (including fatal police shootings, non-fatal police shootings and police shootings at a civilian that missed) between 2013-2018, including incident-level information specifying the date of each incident, race and gender of all subjects involved, what weapon if any they were armed with, any injuries or deaths resulting from the incident, the names of all officers involved, whether administrative investigations found the incidents to be justified under police department policy and any disciplinary actions taken against the officers as a result of the incident.
8. All records regarding civilian deaths or serious injuries resulting from police use of force between 2013-2018, including incident-level information specifying the date of each incident, race and gender of all subjects involved, what weapon if any they were armed with, any injuries or deaths resulting from the incident and the names of all officers involved.

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, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Samuel Sinyangwe

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This letter is to clarify what information that you are seeking from the City of Dallas.

CLARIFICATIONS: - Please provide a Time frame. When you request "union contract[s]" what "police unions or police associations" are you referring to?
This letter requesting clarification is being made pursuant to Texas Government Code § 552.222.  Please be advised that if the City of Dallas does not receive a written response within sixty-one (61) days from the date of this letter, the underlying request for public information will be considered to have been withdrawn in accordance with § 552.222.  Please respond in writing so that there is a record of your clarification.
You may provide a response by any of the following methods:
1. by replying to this electronic mail
2. by replying via the Public Information Request System
Upon receipt of your clarification, the City of Dallas will further respond to your Public Information Act Request as required by law, including providing you with an estimate of costs associated with producing the requested records.

Respectfully,
Parris Long
City Secretary's Office “OurProduct is Service” Empathy| Ethics | Excellence | Equity
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From: Dallas Police Department

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Good Mr. Sinyangwe,
This email is to notify you that the Internal Affairs Division has provided an estimate for the year 2013 only. This estimate does not include the Officer Involved Shooting (OIS).
Respectfully,
The Open Records Unit

From: Dallas Police Department

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RE: PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST of July 15, 2019, PIR Reference # D020115-071519.

Dear Samuel Sinyangwe,

We have prepared invoice number INV19-D020115-1 for your Public Records requested by you on July 15, 2019 with Request Number D020115-071519.
Pursuant to section 552.2615 of the Government Code, your request will be considered automatically withdrawn if you do not notify us in writing within 10 business days from the date of this statement that you:
a. Accept the charges and agree to pay;
b. Modify your request; or
c. Have sent to the Cost Rules Administrator at the Office of the Attorney General a complaint alleging that you have been overcharged for being provided with a copy of the public information.

Please make your payment via our online portal or in person.
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Respectfully,

Open Records Unit DPD
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From: Dallas Police Department

Dear Samuel Sinyangwe,

In regards to the Police Records Request received on 7/15/2019 requesting Other (Please Specify Below) records, the records have been in " " status for 10 business days. The X considers this request closed. If you would still like the records, please submit another Police Records Request. Thank you for using the Public Records Center. Waiting for Acceptance of Charges
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Request # D020115-071519
Type of Record: Other (Please Specify Below)
Description of  Records Requested: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

1. The total number of police use of force incidents, broken down by type of force used, between 2013-2018 (separated by year).
2. The total number of people that police used force against, between 2013-2018 (separated by year).
3. A copy of all complaints reported by civilians against police between 2013-2018.
4. A copy of any documents indicating whether the civilian complaints identified in request #3 were sustained.
5. The policy manual of the police department.
6. The current union contract between the city and any police unions or police associations.
7. All records regarding police shootings (including fatal police shootings, non-fatal police shootings and police shootings at a civilian that missed) between 2013-2018, including incident-level information specifying the date of each incident, race and gender of all subjects involved, what weapon if any they were armed with, any injuries or deaths resulting from the incident, the names of all officers involved, whether administrative investigations found the incidents to be justified under police department policy and any disciplinary actions taken against the officers as a result of the incident.
8. All records regarding civilian deaths or serious injuries resulting from police use of force between 2013-2018, including incident-level information specifying the date of each incident, race and gender of all subjects involved, what weapon if any they were armed with, any injuries or deaths resulting from the incident and the names of all officers involved.

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, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Samuel Sinyangwe

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