ProPublica: Hate crimes data

Ken Schwencke filed this request with the El Paso Police Department of El Paso, TX.
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From: Ken Schwencke

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any database or other records of hate crimes or crimes evidencing bias of race, color, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin or disability reported to or investigated by your agency since Jan. 1, 2010, including where available, but not limited to:

the incident number
date of the incident
whether the crime was against individuals or a business / property
number of victims
race or ethnicity of the victims
gender of the victims
the offense classification
the location of the incident
the bias motivation (anti-black, anti-muslim, etc)

I would like the records in a machine-readable, electronic format if possible. If the records are kept in another format, or kept individually, I would still like copies.

This request is made as part of the Documenting Hate Project, a collaboration involving dozens of news organizations, led by ProPublica. Coverage from the project is compiled at 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.


Ken Schwencke

From: The City of El Paso Public Information Center

K._Schwencke_ORR.pdf (
PD_ORR_Invoice_W048594.pdf (

From: Ken Schwencke

Thanks, a check should be on the way soon!

From: The City of El Paso Public Information Center

Dear Ken Schwencke:

Please be advised that if you wish to check on the status of an already submitted request or submit a new request, you should visit the City of El Paso Public Information Center by clicking here. (
Description: TO: []August 9, 2017El Paso Police DepartmentEl Paso Police Dept. Records Division911N. Raynor St.El Paso, TX 79903This is a follow up to a previous request:Thanks, a check should be on the way soon!


To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check for $11.10 to satisfy the fee associated with the attached public records request.

Thank you.

From: El Paso Police Department

A copy of documents responsive to the request.