NYPD K-9 Unit Injury Reports

CJ Ciaramella filed this request with the New York City Police Department of New York City, NY.
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From: CJ Ciaramella

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:

- All reports from the NYPD canine handlers and supervisors detailing physical injuries caused by tactical uses of canine teams between Jan. 1, 2015 through Dec. 28, 2015.

According to the NYPD Patrol Guide, precinct commanders/duty captains concerned shall "Investigate any incident of physical injury caused by a canine" and "prepare report on Typed Letterhead detailing tactical uses of canine teams within the command and maintain appropriate records." (Procedure Number 212-93)

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.


CJ Ciaramella

From: New York City Police Department

The request has been rejected as being too vague, burdensome or otherwise unprocessable.