Police use of force data (Madison Police Department)

Samuel Sinyangwe filed this request with the Madison Police Department of Madison, WI.
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From: Samuel Sinyangwe


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Wisconsin Open Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

1. The total number of uses of force reported in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 (separated by year).
2. The total number of use of force complaints submitted in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 (separated by year).
2. The total number of use of force complaints sustained in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 (separated by year).

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 business days.

Sincerely,

Samuel Sinyangwe

From: Madison Police Department

Samuel,

Your open records request has been received. For your information, Lt Radovan has moved on to another assignment, I am the new Madison Police Department Records Custodian.

I am unsure at this time how long it will take to process this request. If I get further information on a timeline I will get back to you with that information.

Julie

Julie A. Laundrie
Madison Police Department
Public Records Custodian
jlaundrie@cityofmadison.com<mailto:jlaundrie@cityofmadison.com>
608-266-6068
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From: Madison Police Department

Samuel,

This email is your response to your open records request through MuckRock.com dated 7.17.2018 requesting total number of reported use of force, complaints submitted use of force, and complaints sustained use of force for 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Reported Use of Force
2014 - 238
2015 - 240
2016 - 230
2017 - 229

Complaints for Use of Force (all)
2014 - 18
2015 - 8
2016 - 11
2017 - 21

Complaints Sustained for Use of Force
2014 - 0
2015 - 0
2016 - 0
2017 - 0

Please let me know if you have any questions regarding this full release reply to your request.

Julie

Julie A. Laundrie
Madison Police Department
Public Records Custodian
jlaundrie@cityofmadison.com<mailto:jlaundrie@cityofmadison.com>
608-266-6068
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