Police Women undergo Cavity Searches (Los Angeles Police Department)

Cynthia Fernandez filed this request with the Los Angeles Police Department of Los Angeles, CA.


From: Cynthia Fernandez

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act (California Government Code ยงยง 6250), 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 look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.


Cynthia Fernandez


Officer Christopher T. Tan
Los Angeles Police Department
Legal Affairs Division
Employment Litigation Unit
Discovery CPRA Unit

RE: CPRA (California Public Records Act) Request

Good Morning,

Please see attached correspondence regarding your CPRA request received via email on August 21, 2017. I sincerely apologize for the delay, CPRA was severely understaffed.


Officer Christopher T. Tan #30266

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