Use of Force/Complaints Data (Hawthorne Police Department)

Samuel Sinyangwe filed this request with the Hawthorne Police Department of Hawthorne, CA.
Multi Request Use of Force/Complaints Data
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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 police use of force incidents, broken down by type of force used, between 2013-2017 (separated by year).
2. The total number of people that police used force against, between 2013-2017 (separated by year).
3. The total number of police use of force complaints reported between 2013-2017 (separated by year).
4. The total number of police 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


Dear Mr. Sinyangwe:

This email constitutes the City of Hawthorne's response to your public records request for data pertaining to, among other information, officer involved shootings. Please be advised that the Hawthorne police department does not maintain records in the format requested by you. Therefore, no responsive documents exist.

Thank you,

Diana Cucalon
City Clerk Office
City of Hawthorne
4455 W. 126th Street
Hawthorne, CA 90250
T: 310.349.2915
F: 310.978.9856


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