Police data collection project (Frederick County Sheriff's Office)

Samuel Sinyangwe filed this request with the Frederick County Sheriff's Office of Frederick County, MD.
Multi Request Police data collection project
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From: Samuel Sinyangwe


To Whom It May Concern:

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

1. the total number of use of force incidents, separated by year and by type of force used from 2016-2019 (for example, "27 taser incidents in 2016, 3 baton incidents in 2017, etc.)
2. the total number of civilian complaints alleging any form of law enforcement misconduct that were reported and the total number sustained, separated by year (for example, 8 complaints in 2016, 2 complaints sustained in 2017, 4 complaints in 2018, 1 complaint sustained in 2019, etc.)
3. the total number of civilian complaints alleging law enforcement use of excessive force that were reported and the total number sustained from 2016-2019, separated by year
4. the total number of civilian complaints alleging biased policing or racial profiling that were reported and the total number sustained from 2016-2019, separated by year

Note that my requests for civilian complaints are specifically for civilian complaints alleging police misconduct, please do not include complaints filed by one officer/the department against another officer.

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.

Sincerely,

Samuel Sinyangwe

From: Frederick County Sheriff's Office

Subject: Reference attached PIA

Good Afternoon Mr. Samual Sinyangwe,

After reviewing your request I would like to let you know the information is available. The information requested is estimated to take four hours to compile. The first two hours are free and the second two hours will cost $56.0048 an hour to compile ($112.00). Please let me know if you would like to proceed and I will assist you in getting the information to make payment.
Regards,

Lt. Gregg Warner
Frederick County Sheriff's Office
110 Airport Drive East
Frederick, Md. 21701
301-600-2583

From: Samuel Sinyangwe

Hi, yes I’d like to proceed. Thank you.

-Sam

From: Frederick County Sheriff's Office

Good morning,

Please mail a check to the following address made out to the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office to my attention. Thank you.

Lt. Gregg Warner
Frederick County Sheriff’s Office
110 Airport Drive East
Frederick, Md. 21701
301-600-2583

From: Samuel Sinyangwe


To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check for $112.00 to satisfy the fee associated with the attached public records request.

Thank you.

From: Frederick County Sheriff's Office

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

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