Tactical Ops documents (LA)

Heather Smathers filed this request with the Los Angeles Police Department of Los Angeles, CA.
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From: Tom Nash

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California's Sunshine Amendment (Cal. Const. Art. I, ยง 3(b)), I hereby request the following records:

-A copy of the police department budget from 2008-2013
-A current master list of all equipment used for tactical ops, including any lists kept between 2008-2012
-All documents relating to the training of officers for tactical ops between 2008-2013
-All use of force complaints made against officers between 2008-2013

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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 business days, as the statute requires.


Heather Smathers


Dear Ms. Smathers:

Please the attachment for our response to your request for the police records.