Police data collection project (Pierce County Sheriff's Department)

Samuel Sinyangwe filed this request with the Pierce County Sheriff's Department of Pierce County, WA.
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P011925-070620

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From: Samuel Sinyangwe


To Whom It May Concern:

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

1. the total number of use of force incidents, separated by year and by type of force used from 2016-2019 (for example, "27 taser incidents in 2016, 3 baton incidents in 2017, etc.)
2. the total number of civilian complaints alleging any form of law enforcement misconduct that were reported and the total number sustained, separated by year (for example, 8 complaints in 2016, 2 complaints sustained in 2017, 4 complaints in 2018, 1 complaint sustained in 2019, etc.)
3. the total number of civilian complaints alleging law enforcement use of excessive force that were reported and the total number sustained from 2016-2019, separated by year
4. the total number of civilian complaints alleging biased policing or racial profiling that were reported and the total number sustained from 2016-2019, separated by year

Note that my requests for civilian complaints are specifically for civilian complaints alleging police misconduct, please do not include complaints filed by one officer/the department against another officer.

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.

Sincerely,

Samuel Sinyangwe

From: Pierce County Sheriff's Department

Dear Samuel Sinyangwe,

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From: Pierce County Sheriff's Department

This is to acknowledge that you have requested access to public records of:

Pierce County Sheriff

Your request has been given the reference number P011925-070620 for tracking purposes and will be processed by the county department listed above.

You have requested:

1. the total number of use of force incidents, separated by year and by type of force used from 2016-2019 (for example, "27 taser incidents in 2016, 3 baton incidents in 2017, etc.)
2. the total number of civilian complaints alleging any form of law enforcement misconduct that were reported and the total number sustained, separated by year (for example, 8 complaints in 2016, 2 complaints sustained in 2017, 4 complaints in 2018, 1 complaint sustained in 2019, etc.)
3. the total number of civilian complaints alleging law enforcement use of excessive force that were reported and the total number sustained from 2016-2019, separated by year
4. the total number of civilian complaints alleging biased policing or racial profiling that were reported and the total number sustained from 2016-2019, separated by year
Note that my requests for civilian complaints are specifically for civilian complaints alleging police misconduct, please do not include complaints filed by one officer/the department against another officer.

We will provide you with a more detailed response within five business days of receiving your request.

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From: Pierce County Sheriff's Department

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RE: PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST of July 06, 2020, Reference # P011925-070620.

July 10, 2020
Dear Samuel Sinyangwe,

In accordance with the Public Records Act, RCW 42.56, this letter acknowledges receipt of your request for records dated July 06, 2020 and received by Sheriff on July 06, 2020.  You requested the following:
“1. the total number of use of force incidents, separated by year and by type of force used from 2016-2019 (for example, "27 taser incidents in 2016, 3 baton incidents in 2017, etc.)
2. the total number of civilian complaints alleging any form of law enforcement misconduct that were reported and the total number sustained, separated by year (for example, 8 complaints in 2016, 2 complaints sustained in 2017, 4 complaints in 2018, 1 complaint sustained in 2019, etc.)
3. the total number of civilian complaints alleging law enforcement use of excessive force that were reported and the total number sustained from 2016-2019, separated by year
4. the total number of civilian complaints alleging biased policing or racial profiling that were reported and the total number sustained from 2016-2019, separated by year
Note that my requests for civilian complaints are specifically for civilian complaints alleging police misconduct, please do not include complaints filed by one officer/the department against another officer.”
In order to process your request, the records, (to the extent that they exist at all) will have to be located and reviewed.  (Additionally, this department is currently processing other record requests.) Accordingly, we estimate that we will be providing a first installment of records to you by Friday, August 14, 2020.  If records are ready sooner, or if we determine that additional time is needed to complete your request, you will be notified.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Sincerely,
Candice Mauracher
Public Records Officer
Sheriff

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From: Pierce County Sheriff's Department

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RE: Public Records Request received July 06, 2020, Reference # P011925-070620.

Dear Samuel Sinyangwe,

Pierce County Sheriff received a request from you on July 06, 2020. Your request mentioned:
“1. the total number of use of force incidents, separated by year and by type of force used from 2016-2019 (for example, "27 taser incidents in 2016, 3 baton incidents in 2017, etc.)
2. the total number of civilian complaints alleging any form of law enforcement misconduct that were reported and the total number sustained, separated by year (for example, 8 complaints in 2016, 2 complaints sustained in 2017, 4 complaints in 2018, 1 complaint sustained in 2019, etc.)
3. the total number of civilian complaints alleging law enforcement use of excessive force that were reported and the total number sustained from 2016-2019, separated by year
4. the total number of civilian complaints alleging biased policing or racial profiling that were reported and the total number sustained from 2016-2019, separated by year
Note that my requests for civilian complaints are specifically for civilian complaints alleging police misconduct, please do not include complaints filed by one officer/the department against another officer.”

Pierce County Sheriff has completed its search for the requested records. Responsive records have been identified and released to you via the Public Records Request Portal.
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If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.  At this time I am closing this request in that I have responded to it in full.

Sincerely,

Candice Mauracher
Public Records Officer
Pierce County Sheriff

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  • Use_of_Force_Complaints_by_Citizen_2016-2019_Law_Enforcement.pdf

  • Conduct_Unbecoming_Complaints_by_Citizen_2016-2019_Law_Enforcement.pdf

  • Use_of_Force_Incidents_2016-2019_Law_Enforcement_no_redactions.pdf

  • Racial_Biased_Profiling_Complaints_by_Citizen_2016-2019_Law_Enforcement.pdf

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  • Racial_Biased_Profiling_Complaints_by_Citizen_2016-2019_Law_Enforcement.pdf

  • Use_of_Force_Incidents_2016-2019_Law_Enforcement_no_redactions.pdf

  • Conduct_Unbecoming_Complaints_by_Citizen_2016-2019_Law_Enforcement.pdf

  • Use_of_Force_Complaints_by_Citizen_2016-2019_Law_Enforcement.pdf