CA Sheriff’s Use of Force data (Mono County Sheriff)

Samuel Sinyangwe filed this request with the Mono County Sheriff of Mono County, CA.
Multi Request CA Sheriff’s Use of Force 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 use of force incidents, broken down by type of force used, from 2013-2018 (separated by year).
2. The total number of use of force complaints reported to the sheriff’s department and (separately) the total number of use of force complaints that were sustained from 2013-2018 (separated by year).
3. The current sheriff’s deputies union contract
4. The current sheriff’s department policy manual

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: Mono County Sheriff


Attached you will find a print out showing the dates and cases where use of force occurred. We do not show anything between 2013-2016, only cases from 2016 through this year. Memorandums of understanding contracts can be found on the county website.


Felicity Clark
Mono County Sheriff’s Office
Records/Property Manager<>