Police data collection project (Renton Police Department)

Samuel Sinyangwe filed this request with the Renton Police Department of Renton, WA.
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P001814-070620

Multi Request Police data collection project
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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: Renton Police Department

Dear Samuel Sinyangwe,
Thank you for your interest in public records of Renton, WA.  Your request has been received and is being processed.  Your request was automatically numbered P001814-070620 for tracking purposes. In summary, the request is for: Record(s) Requested: 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

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You can monitor the progress of your request at the link below and you'll receive an email when your request has been completed.   Again, thank you for using the Public Records Center. To monitor the progress or update this request please log into the Public Records Center

From: Renton Police Department

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RE: PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST of July 06, 2020, Reference # P001814-070620
Dear Mr. Sinyangwe:
The City of Renton Police Department received a public records request from you on July 06, 2020. Record(s) Requested: "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

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Police Department staff have been and are still in the process of locating, collecting, reviewing and processing the records that may be responsive to your request.  Due to the review of the records for possible exemptions, redactions, and/or possible third party notification, therefore, pursuant to RCW 42.56.520, the Police Department requires additional time to process your request. The Police Department anticipate a response to your request by .  If the records become available sooner, you will be contacted. 5:00 p.m. on August 04, 2020
Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or concerns.
Sincerely, Stephanie Cour, CPRO Police Manager Renton Police Department 425-430-7623 To monitor the progress or update this request please log into the Public Records Center

From: Renton Police Department

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RE: PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST of July 06, 2020, Reference # P001814-070620
Dear Mr. Sinyangwe:
The City of Renton Police Department received a public records request from you on July 06, 2020. You requested the following:
"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

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The First Installment of records responsive to your request is available now on the City of Renton Public Records Center. Click the link below this message to login to the online records center and retrieve the records. The records included here are responsive to item 1 of your request. Any information that is confidential and exempt from public disclosure was redacted according to Washington State law. For a more detailed summary of the applied redactions, please see the attached exemption legend.
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NEXT INSTALLMENT Staff continues the process of locating, reviewing and processing records that may be responsive to your request.   Pursuant to RCW 42.56.520, the Police Department requires additional time to process your request.  The Police Department anticipates a response to your request by 5:00 p.m. on September 02, 2020.  If the records become available sooner, you will be contacted.
If you have any questions, please contact me at 425-430-7623. Sincerely, Stephanie Cour, CPRO Police Manager Renton Police Department 425-430-7623 To monitor the progress or update this request please log into the Public Records Center

From: Renton Police Department

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RE: PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST of July 06, 2020, Reference # P001814-070620
Samuel Sinyangwe MuckRock News DEPT MR 97838 Somerville, MA 02144
The City of Renton Police Department received a public records request from you on July 06, 2020. On July 13, 2020, the city anticipated a response date of August 4, 2020. On August 4, 2020, the City provided a first installment and anticipated a second installment by September 2, 2020. Record(s) Requested: "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

Upload documents directly: https://https://www.muckrock.comhttps://accounts.muckrock.com/accounts/login/?next=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.muckrock.com%2Faccounts%2Flogin%2F%3Fnext%3D%252Faccounts%252Fagency_login%252Frento-police-department-9602%252Fpolice-data-collection-project-renton-police-department-97838%252F%253Femail%253Ddleibman%252540rentonwa.gov&url_auth_token=AAAZso8vU_V08Hhljmht5PLLzQE%3A1jsgiK%3A8hKIWPAGhQrH79TRbUyQdUNfJrA"
Police Department staff have been and are still in the process of locating, collecting, reviewing and processing the records that may be responsive to your request.  Due to the review of the records for possible exemptions, redactions, and/or possible third party notification, therefore, pursuant to RCW 42.56.520, the Police Department requires additional time to process your request. The Police Department anticipate a response to your request by .  If the records become available sooner, you will be contacted. 5:00 p.m. on October 1, 2020
Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or concerns.
Sincerely, Stephanie Cour, CPRO Police Manager Renton Police Department 425-430-7623 To monitor the progress or update this request please log into the Public Records Center

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