Use of force detail data 2008-2016 (Kansas City Police Department)

Aileen Johnson filed this request with the Kansas City Police Department of Kansas City, MO.
Multi Request Use of force detail data 2008-2016


From: Aileen Johnson

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the The Missouri Sunshine 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 3 business days, as the statute requires.


A. Johnson

From: Kansas City Police Department

A Johnson,

I received your attached request. KCPD's response to resistance reports are a closed records pursuant to 610.021 (3) & (13).

Nichole Howe
Kansas City, Missouri Police Department
Office Of General Counsel
1125 Locust
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 949-1599