Use of force detail data 2008-2016 (Howard County Police Department)

Aileen Johnson filed this request with the Howard County Police Department of Howard County, MD.
Multi Request Use of force detail data 2008-2016


From: Aileen Johnson

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Maryland Public Information Act, 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 calendar days, as the statute requires.


A. Johnson

From: Howard County Police Department

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: Howard County Police Department

Good Morning,

The request below was mailed out on 07/15/2020.

Thank you,

Terri R. Hennessey
Howard County Police Department
3410 Court House Drive
Ellicott City, MD 21043