Escondido police data

Samuel Sinyangwe filed this request with the Escondido Police Department of Escondido, CA.


From: Samuel Sinyangwe

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

A spreadsheet that includes all use of force incidents reported by Escondido police in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. This should include, at minimum, the date and time of each incident, incident number, type of force used, number of and demographics of people force was used on, resistance/threat level and any weapons the subject(s) were armed with at the time, number and demographics and beat of officers who used 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 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 calendar days, as the statute requires.


Samuel Sinyangwe


April 15, 2019

Sent via email:

Samuel Sinyangwe
MuckRock News
Dept. MR 70803
411A Highland Avenue
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

RE: Public Records Request

Dear Samuel Sinyangwe:

The City of Escondido is in receipt of your public records request for information pertaining to:

* All use of force incidents report by Escondido Police in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018

After research and analysis, staff identified 2 pages of responsive records attached to this email. This will close your request with our office. Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or concerns.

Best Regards,

Jennifer Ekblad, CMC
Assistant City Clerk | City of Escondido
(760) 839-4080 |<>


From: Escondido Police Department

Good Morning,

As noted in the email chain below, this request was responded to on April 15, 2019. Please find attached the response email and responsive records originally provided on April 15.

Please don't hesitate to contact me with any other questions or concerns, thank you.

Best Regards,

Jennifer Ekblad, CMC
Assistant City Clerk | City of Escondido
(760) 839-4080 |<>