Police data collection project (Rapid City Police Department)
|Multi Request||Police data collection project|
|Submitted||July 20, 2020|
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From: Samuel Sinyangwe
To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the South Dakota Open Records Law, 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
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 10 business days, as the statute requires.
From: Rapid City Police Department
Good morning. Please see the attached response to your request.
Jennie Clabo | Technology and Records Manager
Rapid City Police Department | 605.394.4117
email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> | RapidCityPolice.org<http://www.rapidcitypolice.org/>
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