FOIA - Minneapolis PD - Officer Tou Thao Complaints

J Ader filed this request with the Minneapolis Police Department of Minneapolis, MN .
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Rejected

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From: J Ader


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, I hereby request the following records:

Copies of all documents pertaining to citizen complaints (allegations of misconduct, held internally) made against your department’s officer Tou Thao - Badge Number #7162. This should not be interpreted solely as OPCR reports, but should also include any underlying documentation as well (internal memos, video footage, interviews, etc.)

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,

J Ader

From: Minneapolis Police Department

Good morning,

Police data regarding the 5-25-20 MPD critical event will be posted to our frequently requested public information page as it becomes available.

http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/police/records/frequent<https://gcc01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ci.minneapolis.mn.us%2Fpolice%2Frecords%2Ffrequent&data=02%7C01%7Ckyle.macdonald%40minneapolismn.gov%7C4b7f6b053f5b4a77776a08d801b378d6%7C0bfb3f5ae8ea4d54b0212b2f910c715f%7C0%7C0%7C637261217618121161&sdata=KST%2BknbauxIbckZ%2BDxYV6Jkr9MdDJFYKWagwqrItH9M%3D&reserved=0>

Some of your request is for data that is currently not public information. Squad video (or whatever else) is withheld under MN statute 13.82. It’s possible that this data will become public after the investigation of this incident is complete. At which time, you may submit another request for this data and it will be processed according to the data’s status at that time.

In order to better fulfill future requests please either send your request to the MPD Data Practices<mailto:datapractices@minneapolismn.gov>, or complete the form located on the MPD data practices website here<http://www.minneapolismn.gov/police/records/WCMS1P-148183>.* Submitting your request through the data practices email or the online form will ensure that it is routed to proper custodian and your request is fulfilled as efficiently as possible.

Thank you,

Kyle MacDonald
MPD Data Management Analyst

City of Minneapolis – Police Department
Records Information Unit
350 S. Fifth St. – Room # 31
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Kyle.macdonald@minneapolismn.gov<mailto:Kyle.macdonald@minneapolismn.gov>
(612) 673-2961

From: Minneapolis Police Department

Police data regarding the 5-25-20 MPD critical event will be posted to our frequently requested public information page as it becomes available.

http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/police/records/frequent<https://gcc01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ci.minneapolis.mn.us%2Fpolice%2Frecords%2Ffrequent&data=02%7C01%7Cgenevieve.kaess%40minneapolismn.gov%7Cae493a2a16c34a7a687a08d801ea224c%7C0bfb3f5ae8ea4d54b0212b2f910c715f%7C0%7C0%7C637261452392179522&sdata=hEf%2FuS7oaykMXks3yPVcPSSeNj6ifFlBThjQvnRdLXM%3D&reserved=0>

Some of your request is for data that is currently not public information. Officer personnel information is withheld under MN statute 13.82 at this time. It’s possible that this data will become public after the investigation of this incident is complete. At which time, you may submit another request for this data and it will be processed according to the data’s status at that time.
Genevieve Kaess
Police Support Technician II

City of Minneapolis – Police Department
350 S. Fifth St.
Minneapolis, MN 55415

612-673-2961
genevieve.kaess@minneapolismn.gov<mailto:genevieve.kaess@minneapolismn.gov>

From: Minneapolis Police Department

Good afternoon,

There is one complaint against Tou Thao that is still open, and the others were closed with no discipline. That being the case, the details of these incidents are not public data.

Your request is now closed.

Best wishes,
Genevieve Kaess
Police Support Technician II

City of Minneapolis – Police Department
350 S. Fifth St. – Room # 31
Minneapolis, MN 55415
genevieve.kaess@minneapolismn.gov<mailto:genevieve.kaess@minneapolismn.gov>

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