Use of Force Policy (Norfolk Police Department)

Tom Nash filed this request with the Norfolk Police Department of Norfolk County, VA.


From: Tom Nash

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Virginia Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

All current policies maintained by the department regarding use of force.

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 fees cannot be waived, 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.


Tom Nash, Virginia Citizen


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 23, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Thrift, Courtney

Mr. Nash,

In order to process this request you must provide a Virginia address.

Thank you.

From: Tom Nash

Hi Courtney,

I would have been happy to provide that for you weeks ago, given that agencies are required to respond within five days to FOIA requests. Please send the documents to this email.

430 South Pine St.
Richmond, Va.



From: FOIARequest

Please see the attached document regarding your request for records.

Thank you.