Use of Force Policy

Austen Erblat filed this request with the Palm Beach Gardens Police Department of Palm Beach Gardens, FL.

It is a clone of this request.



From: Austen Erblat

To Whom It May Concern,

Pursuant to Florida's Sunshine Law (Fla. Stat. secs. 119.01 to 119.15 (1995)), 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 by 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 would request your response within ten (10) business days.


Austen Erblat

From: Melisa Soule

Good afternoon:
Please see the attached policies regarding Use of Force.


Melisa A. Soule
Records Manager
Palm Beach Gardens Police Department
(561) 799-4478


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From: Austen Erblat

Hi Melisa,

Thanks so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it.

Austen Erblat