Use of force detail data 2008-2016 (Metropolitan Nashville Police Department)

Aileen Johnson filed this request with the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department of Nashville, TN.
Multi Request Use of force detail data 2008-2016


From: Kent Hoover

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Use of force data with detail summaries for all use of force incidents from 2008-2016. Please provide the following details for each incident:

Date (year, month, day) of the incident, subject race, officer race, type of force used, whether there was subject injury, and whether there was officer injury.

I prefer csv spreadsheet format (or pdf) where each row represents an incident. Here is an example of the data I'm looking for (

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 7 business days, as the statute requires.

Please note that I am a citizen of Tennessee, and am using MuckRock's services to help manage and track my request.


Kent Hoover

From: Metropolitan Nashville Police Department

Good Afternoon,

In order for this to be an official request, you will need to complete a 720 form. Once you have completed the 720 form, please send that back along with a copy of your Tennessee photo ID.

Processing will not begin until we have received both the completed 720 form and a copy of your Tennessee photo ID.

Thank you

Central Records

From: Muckrock Staff

Please find the form and identification attached. Take care!


MuckRock Staff


From: Metropolitan Nashville Police Department

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: Metropolitan Nashville Police Department

Information was sent to the Tennessee Requestor on 08/14/2020.

Central Records