Sheriff's Use of Force/Complaints Data (Marin County Sheriff)

Samuel Sinyangwe filed this request with the Marin County Sheriff of Marin County, CA.
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Multi Request Sheriff's Use of Force/Complaints Data


From: Samuel Sinyangwe

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

1. The total number of sheriff's deputy use of force incidents, broken down by type of force used, between 2013-2018 (separated by year).
2. The total number of people that deputies used force against, between 2013-2018 (separated by year).
3. The total number of use of force complaints reported between 2013-2018 (separated by year).
4. The total number of use of force complaints sustained between 2013-2018 (separated by year).
5. The policy manual of the sheriff's department.
6. The current union contract between the city and any sheriff's deputy/police officer unions.

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.


Samuel Sinyangwe

From: Marin County Sheriff

Mr. Sinyangwe,

Please find attached a responsive document to your above listed PRA request.


Rob Smith

Robert L. Smith
Civil Legal Specialist
Office of the County Counsel
3501 Civic Center Dr, Rm 275
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 473-6116

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