Police Women undergo Cavity Searches (Lake County Sheriff's Office)

Cynthia Fernandez filed this request with the Lake County Sheriff's Office of Lake County, FL.
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From: Cynthia Fernandez

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Florida's Sunshine Law (Fla. Stat. secs. 119.01 to 119.15 (1995)), I hereby request the following records:

Any and all documents, policies, memos, and complaints concerning female police officers and job-mandated gynecological examinations prior or post-hire.

This is an issue that has been widely reported on: https://broadly.vice.com/en_us/article/a3eb55/female-recruits-ffirorced-to-undergo-vaginal-exams-by-nebraska-state-patrol-lawsuit-claims

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 would request your response within ten (10) business days.


Cynthia Fernandez

From: Lake County Sheriff's Office

Good Afternoon,

We have no records that fall within the scope of your request.

Thank you!


Lieutenant John Herrell
Office of Professional Standards

Lake County Sheriff's Office
360 West Ruby Street
Tavares, FL 32778

Cell: 352.267.0410
Office: 352.343.9741


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