Gun Theft Stats

Brian Freskos filed this request with the Fremont Police Department of Fremont, CA.


From: Ben Hallman

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act (California Government Code §§ 6250), I hereby request the following records:

1) The total number of firearms reported stolen to your department in 2015.

2) The total number of firearms reported stolen from motor vehicles to your department in 2015.

I submitted on July 21 and 22 requests for police reports related to the theft of firearms from motor vehicles and asking for the total number of automobile burglaries in 2015. If you have not already completed that request, please complete this one first if possible.

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.


Ben Hallman



On July 25, we responded to you with the 2015 number of larceny thefts from motor vehicle in which a firearm was stolen which was zero. We will work on the remainder of your request and will have the information to you within 10 day.
Thank you,

Susan McMahon, #11922
Police Records Supervisor

From: Ben Hallman

Yes you did, thank you Susan. Sorry this was a request that we sent to multiple departments, as we're trying to get numbers from around the country. I should have sent you an individual request with just the other part. My apologies.


Please refer below for Fremont PD Response to your inquiry on Gun Theft Stats:

1. Total number of firearms reported stolen to Fremont PD in 2015 – 48

2. The total number of firearms reported stolen from motor vehicles to Fremont PD in 2015 – 0

3. Total number of automobile burglaries reported to Fremont PD in 2015 – 1356

Please advise if we can be of any further assistance.

From: Ben Hallman

Thank you!