LA Sheriff Dept. request for info on death of Russell Poole

Mike Crawford filed this request with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department of Los Angeles County, CA.
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From: Mike Crawford

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act (California Government Code ยงยง 6250), I hereby request the following records:

Former LA PD Detective Russell Poole died of an apparent heart attack on August 19, 2015, while discussing the Tupac and Biggie cases at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, this is a request for photos of the room the meeting took place in, make and model number of any defibulators, incident report, death certificate, autopsy, list of people in the room, and other corroborating witnesses. Any and all info related to the meeting and death.

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.


Mike Crawford

From: Discovery Unit PRA Requests

We currently have a backlog on PRA requests due to an increase in the number of requests received and an unexpected shortage of personnel. We are working to address the personnel shortage and anticipate making progress in the near future. We are processing the requests in the order received. Your request has been received and you will be notified when we start processing your request. Thank you for your patience.

From: Discovery Unit PRA Requests

Mr. Crawford - Attached is LASD response regarding your request for records pursuant to the California Public Records Act