Illinois Policing Data

Samuel Sinyangwe filed this request with the Illinois State Police of Illinois.
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19-2210

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Completed

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From: Samuel Sinyangwe


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act., I hereby request the following records:

1. All data and other information reported to Illinois State Police by law enforcement agencies under Chapter 50 of the Illinois Compiled Statutes, 709/5, from 2017-2018, separated by reporting agency, including information regarding custodial or arrest-related deaths and information regarding officer non-fatal shootings.
2. All data and other information reported to Illinois State Police by law enforcement agencies via the Criminal History Records Information (CHRI) system from 2016-2018, separated by reporting agency.

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Samuel Sinyangwe

From: Illinois State Police

ILLINOIS STATE POLICE
Office of the Director

JB Pritzker Brendan F. Kelly
Governor Acting Director

FOIA FIVE-DAY EXTENSION LETTER

July 31, 2019

MuckRock News
Mr. Samuel Sinyangwe
requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com>

Re: FOIR # 19-2210 Extension

Dear Mr. Sinyangwe:

The Illinois State Police acknowledges receipt of your FOIA request dated 07/24/2019. (See attached request). A response to your request is due 07/31/2019. However, additional time is needed to respond to your request. In accordance with Section 3 (e) of the Freedom of Information Act (5 ILCS 140/3 (e)), the response due date is being extended to 08/07/2019. The basis for this extension is as follows:

_____ The requested records are stored in whole or in part at another location.

_____ The request requires the collection of a substantial number of records.

_____ The request is stated in categorical terms which requires an extensive search for the records requested.

__X__ The requested records have not yet been located and additional time is needed to complete the search.

__X__ The requested records require examination and evaluation to determine if the documents are exempt from disclosure and/or must be redacted.

__X__ The requested records cannot be provided within the prescribed time frame without causing an undue burden or interfering with the operation of the Department.

_____ Consultation is needed with another public body in order to respond to the request.

Our Records Department is still completing a search for the records. If they are able to locate records, they will be redacted copies. Unredacted copies of records are only available through a subpoena or the Attorney General.

Freedom of Information Officer:

Bruce A. Kugler
Illinois State Police
801 S. Seventh St., Suite 1000-S
Springfield, Illinois 62703

State of Illinois - CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: The information contained in this communication is confidential, may be attorney-client privileged or attorney work product, may constitute inside information or internal deliberative staff communication, and is intended only for the use of the addressee. Unauthorized use, disclosure or copying of this communication or any part thereof is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. If you have received this communication in error, please notify the sender immediately by return e-mail and destroy this communication and all copies thereof, including all attachments. Receipt by an unintended recipient does not waive attorney-client privilege, attorney work product privilege, or any other exemption from disclosure.

From: Illinois State Police

ILLINOIS STATE POLICE
Office of the Director

JB Pritzker Brendan F. Kelly
Governor Acting Director

RESPONSE to FOIA REQUEST

August 7, 2019

Muck Rock
Mr. Samuel Sinyangwe
requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com>

Re: FOIR #19-2210 Response

Dear Mr. Sinyangwe:

Thank you for writing the Illinois State Police ("ISP") with your request for information pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"), 5 ILCS 140/1 et seq. The ISP acknowledges receipt of your FOIA request dated July 24, 2019. (See attached request).

From: Illinois State Police

ILLINOIS STATE POLICE
Office of the Director

JB Pritzker Brendan F. Kelly
Governor Acting Director

RESPONSE to FOIA REQUEST

August 7, 2019

Muck Rock
Mr. Samuel Sinyangwe
requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com>

Re: FOIR #19-2210 Response

Dear Mr. Sinyangwe:

Thank you for writing the Illinois State Police ("ISP") with your request for information pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"), 5 ILCS 140/1 et seq. The ISP acknowledges receipt of your FOIA request dated July 24, 2019. (See attached request).

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