911 Domestic Violence Call Response Time 2019 vs. 2020 (Minnehaha County Sheriff)

Colin Gerber filed this request with the Minnehaha County Sheriff of Minnehaha County, SD .
Multi Request 911 Domestic Violence Call Response Time 2019 vs. 2020
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From: Colin Gerber

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the South Dakota Open Records Law, I hereby request from Minnehaha County Sheriff any records, datasets, or materials that contain the following:

For July 2020:
- Average response time of department for all calls
- Average response time of department for domestic violence calls only

For all domestic violence/domestic disturbance calls to the 911 dispatch center in the month of July 2020, separated by individual call:
- Type of call
- Priority level
- Date and time of call received
- Date and time first officer arrived on scene
- Race and ethnicity of victim, if available
- Race and ethnicity of perpetrator(s), if available
- Outcome or resolution of call

For July 2019:
- Average response time of department for all calls
- Average response time of department for domestic violence calls only

For all domestic violence/domestic disturbance calls to the 911 dispatch center in the month of July 2019, separated by individual call:
- Type of call
- Priority level
- Date and time of call received
- Date and time first officer arrived on scene
- Race and ethnicity of victim, if available
- Race and ethnicity of perpetrator(s), if available
- Outcome or resolution of call

The requested documents will be made available to the general public. These records are being requested as part of a collaborative research effort 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, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Colin Gerber

From:

Mr. Gerber,

Sorry for the delayed response. I was out with COVID until today. The requested data is attached; please let me know if there is anything else I can do for you.

Regards,

Captain Michael Walsh
Patrol Services Commander
Minnehaha County Sheriff's Office
320 W. 4th St.
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
(605)367-4300 (Office)
(605)367-7319 (Fax)

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From: Colin Gerber

Captain Walsh,

Thanks so much for your help with this request! This is exactly what we are looking for and your work is deeply appreciated. Glad you are recovered.

Sincerely,
Colin Gerber

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