Use of force detail data 2008-2016 (High Point Police Department)

Aileen Johnson filed this request with the High Point Police Department of High Point, NC.

It is a clone of this request.

Multi Request Use of force detail data 2008-2016
Est. Completion None
No Responsive Documents


From: Aileen Johnson

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the North Carolina Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

Use of force data with detail summaries for all use of force incidents from 2008-2016. Please provide the following details for each incident:

Date (year, month, day) of the incident, subject race, officer race, type of force used, whether there was subject injury, and whether there was officer injury.

I prefer csv spreadsheet format (or pdf) where each row represents an incident. Here is an example of the data I'm looking for (

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 business days.


A. Johnson

From: High Point Police Department

Dear A. Johnson:

The High Point Police Department does not have a public record of "Use of force data with detail summaries for all use of force incidents from 2008-2016" as you have requested and public records law does not require us to create a record that does not exist.

In addition, use of force reports and documentation created by this agency are not a public record under N.C. General Statute 160A-168 because they are created for the purpose of evaluating employees' performance, compliance with the policies of the agency, and if necessary, correction or discipline.

As a result, there are no public records held by this agency meeting your request.


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