George Floyd Protest Bodycams, Logs, and Complaints - Los Angeles Police Department

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From: Anonymous Person

LAPD,

Below are CPRA requests. Your initial response is required by June 15, 2020. Rolling records responses are requested if you are unable to immediately produce all records. Exact copies of every responsive record are requested (Gov Code 6253(b)) - do not or print and scan electronic records or provide black and white versions of any color record. Provide only copies of records not requiring fees and in-person inspection of all other records (GC 6253).

Your non-exhaustive obligations: You must notify us of whether or not responsive records exist and/or were withheld for each below request, and a legal justification for withholding or redacting any records (Gov Code 6253(c), 6255(b)). You must state the name and title of each person responsible for withholding any information (Gov Code 6253(d)). You must do all of this in your response, and you cannot wait until we file complaints.

****** We have no duty to, and we will not again, remind the City of its obligations. Instead, we will file appeals for every CPRA violation. We will continue to file appeals until your procedures are modified to fully comply with the CPRA, without caveat or exception. ******

1. All bodycam footage from (inclusive) May 30 to June 4, 2020 of any incident of police use of force including but not limited to:
(a) use of a firearm,
(b) use of a baton or body weapon,
(c) use of tasers/less lethal weapons,
(d) use of bean bags,
(e) use of tear gas,
(f) any other use of force that resulted in any injury to any person other than a peace officer.

2. All use of force logs/forms from (inclusive) May 30 to June 4, 2020.

3. All incident or arrest reports for the following from (inclusive) May 30 to June 4, 2020:
(a) resisting arrest (incl but not limited to Penal Code 148 or its subparts)
(b) violating curfew (incl but not limited to Gov Code 8665, SF Admin Code 7.17, or their subparts)
(c) unlawful assembly (incl but not limited to Penal Code 408 or its subparts)
(d) assault or battery on an officer (incl but not limited to Penal Code 243(b) or 243(c), or any of their subparts)
(e) looting (incl but not limited to Penal Code 463)
(f) riot or incitement to riot (incl but not limited to Penal Code 404, 405, 404.6, or any of their subparts),
(g) failure to disperse (incl but not limited to Penal Code 409, 416, or any of their subparts),
(h) disturbing the peace (incl but not limited to Penal Code 415).

4. All bodycam footage from (inclusive) May 30 to June 4, 2020 of any of the incidents queried in request 3 above.

5. All complaints against LAPD filed from (inclusive) May 30 to June 4, 2020.

Do not destroy any responsive records - we will appeal all withholdings.

Please indicate "no responsive records" for each request if that is true.

NOTE: Please be certain you have properly redacted all of your responses. Once you send them to us, there is no going back. The email address sending this request is a publicly- viewable mailbox. All of your responses (including all responsive records) may be instantly and automatically available to the public online via the MuckRock.com FOIA service used to issue this request (though the requester is an anonymous user, not a representative of MuckRock). Nothing herein is legal, IT, or professional advice of any kind. The author disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to all warranties of merchantability or fitness. In no event shall the author be liable for any special, direct, indirect, consequential, or any other damages whatsoever. The digital signature, if any, in this email is not an indication of a binding agreement or offer; it merely authenticates the sender. Please do not include any confidential information, as I intend that these communications with the City all be disclosable public records.

Thanks,
Anonymous

From: Los Angeles Police Department

Hello

Thank you for your email. Records and Identification Division do not release the information that you are seeking.

It is recommended that you go to our website located at:

www.lapdonline.org<http://www.lapdonline.org>

In the middle of the page, you will see a white long box area "Google custom search". Please type in "CPRA" (California Public Records Act) and hit enter. There is a wealth of information available regarding CPRA requests.

Thank you,

N3644
Report Services Section
R&I Division, LAPD
Ph#: 213.486.8300

From: Anonymous Person

LAPD,

Below are CPRA requests. Your initial response is required by June 15, 2020. Rolling records responses are requested if you are unable to immediately produce all records. Exact copies of every responsive record are requested (Gov Code 6253(b)) - do not or print and scan electronic records or provide black and white versions of any color record. Provide only copies of records not requiring fees and in-person inspection of all other records (GC 6253).

Your non-exhaustive obligations: You must notify us of whether or not responsive records exist and/or were withheld for each below request, and a legal justification for withholding or redacting any records (Gov Code 6253(c), 6255(b)). You must state the name and title of each person responsible for withholding any information (Gov Code 6253(d)). You must do all of this in your response, and you cannot wait until we file complaints.

****** We have no duty to, and we will not again, remind the City of its obligations. Instead, we will file appeals for every CPRA violation. We will continue to file appeals until your procedures are modified to fully comply with the CPRA, without caveat or exception. ******

1. All bodycam footage from (inclusive) May 30 to June 4, 2020 of any incident of police use of force including but not limited to:
(a) use of a firearm,
(b) use of a baton or body weapon,
(c) use of tasers/less lethal weapons,
(d) use of bean bags,
(e) use of tear gas,
(f) any other use of force that resulted in any injury to any person other than a peace officer.

2. All use of force logs/forms from (inclusive) May 30 to June 4, 2020.

3. All incident or arrest reports for the following from (inclusive) May 30 to June 4, 2020:
(a) resisting arrest (incl but not limited to Penal Code 148 or its subparts)
(b) violating curfew (incl but not limited to Gov Code 8665, SF Admin Code 7.17, or their subparts)
(c) unlawful assembly (incl but not limited to Penal Code 408 or its subparts)
(d) assault or battery on an officer (incl but not limited to Penal Code 243(b) or 243(c), or any of their subparts)
(e) looting (incl but not limited to Penal Code 463)
(f) riot or incitement to riot (incl but not limited to Penal Code 404, 405, 404.6, or any of their subparts),
(g) failure to disperse (incl but not limited to Penal Code 409, 416, or any of their subparts),
(h) disturbing the peace (incl but not limited to Penal Code 415).

4. All bodycam footage from (inclusive) May 30 to June 4, 2020 of any of the incidents queried in request 3 above.

5. All complaints against LAPD filed from (inclusive) May 30 to June 4, 2020.

Do not destroy any responsive records - we will appeal all withholdings.

Please indicate "no responsive records" for each request if that is true.

NOTE: Please be certain you have properly redacted all of your responses. Once you send them to us, there is no going back. The email address sending this request is a publicly- viewable mailbox. All of your responses (including all responsive records) may be instantly and automatically available to the public online via the MuckRock.com FOIA service used to issue this request (though the requester is an anonymous user, not a representative of MuckRock). Nothing herein is legal, IT, or professional advice of any kind. The author disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to all warranties of merchantability or fitness. In no event shall the author be liable for any special, direct, indirect, consequential, or any other damages whatsoever. The digital signature, if any, in this email is not an indication of a binding agreement or offer; it merely authenticates the sender. Please do not include any confidential information, as I intend that these communications with the City all be disclosable public records.

Thanks,
Anonymous

From: Los Angeles Police Department

You can click here
<http://www.lapdonline.org/inside_the_lapd/content_basic_view/6423> and
make your request. Or try this link here
<http://www.lapdonline.org/inside_the_lapd/content_basic_view/9136>

*Sincerely,*

*Officer KnightThe Los Angeles Police DepartmentLAPDonline Unit *

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