use of force- Lynn

Jamiles Lartey filed this request with the Lynn Police Department of Lynn, MA.


From: Jamiles Lartey

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, ยง10, I hereby request the following records:

A copy of the police department guidelines/policy on the use of deadly force, specifically as is pertains to officers firing at or into a moving vehicle and/or its operator.

For expediency, it may be sent by email, if permissible to, or faxed to 646.304.5676.

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

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

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 calendar days, as the statute requires.


Jamiles Lartey

From: Lynn Police Department

A letter stating the requester must agree to or prepay assessed or estimated fees in order for the agency to continue processing the request.

From: MuckRock

City of Lynn Police Department
300 Washington Street
Lynn, Massachusetts 01902-4718

To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check for $8.50 made out to the City of Lynn for satisfaction of the fee associated with the attached public records request.

Thank you.

From: Lynn Police Department

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

From: Lynn Police Department

A copy of documents responsive to the request.