Police Use of Force/Complaints Data (Escondido Police Department)

Samuel Sinyangwe filed this request with the Escondido Police Department of Escondido, CA.
Multi Request Police Use of Force/Complaints Data


From: Samuel Sinyangwe

To Whom It May Concern:

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

1. The total number of uses of force, by type of force used, between 2013-2017 (separated by year).
2. The total number of use of force complaints reported between 2013-2017 (separated by year).
3. The total number of use of force complaints sustained between 2013-2017 (separated by year).

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


Mr. Sinyangwe,

Please see the attached response to your records request.

I have mailed this response to you on two different occasions. Once on 8/17/18 and also on 9/25/18. I mailed them both to:

Samuel Sinyangwe
Dept. MR 53990
411A Higland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

Please confirm that you received this e-mail.

Thank you,

Marilyn Brittan
Police Records Supervisor
Escondido Police Department
1163 N. Centre City Parkway
Escondido, CA 92026

From: Escondido Police Department

A copy of documents responsive to the request.