|Submitted||Aug. 17, 2021|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:
1. the total number of use of force incidents reported by the police department, separated by year and by type of force used from 2013-2017, and 2020 (for example: 15 taser incidents in 2013, 27 taser incidents in 2014, 3 baton incidents in 2013, 18 baton incidents in 2014, etc.)
2. the total number of civilian complaints alleging any form of law enforcement misconduct that were reported and the total number sustained from 2013-2020, separated by year (for example: 8 complaints in 2016, 2 complaints sustained in 2016, 4 complaints in 2017, 1 complaint sustained in 2017, etc.)
3. the total number of civilian complaints alleging law enforcement use of excessive force that were reported and the total number sustained from 2013-2020, 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 2013-2020, separated by year.
5. the total number of civilian complaints alleging criminal conduct that were reported and the total number sustained from 2013-2020, separated by year.
6. a list of all officer involved shootings that were directed at a person from 2013-2020 (excluding shootings of animals and accidental discharges that are not directed at a person).
7. all information reported to the FBI’s National Use-of-Force Data Collection program to date.
If only partial information is available responsive to one or more of these requests, please provide all of the information that is available.
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.
In order for your request to be properly logged and issued a unique tracking number, you will need to create an account and submit your request online at richardsonpolice.net. Please click the link and follow the instructions below:
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If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me.
Ms. Marisa Martinez, MBA
Open Records Specialist
Richardson Police Dept.
972-744-4751 - Direct
Dear Samuel Sinyangwe:
Thank you for your interest in public records of Richardson Police Department. Your request has been received and is being processed in accordance with Chapter 552 of Texas Government Code, the Public Information Act. Your request was received in this office on 8/19/2021 and given the reference number P001327-081921 for tracking purposes. Records Requested: See attached
Your request will be forwarded to the relevant Richardson Police department(s) to locate the information you seek and to determine the volume and any costs associated with satisfying your request. You will be contacted about the availability and/or provided with copies of the records in question. PLEASE NOTE: The Chapter 552 of Texas Government Code, the Public Information Act does not require a governmental body to create new information, to do legal research, or to answer questions.
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Richardson Police Department
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411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144
RE: PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST of August 19, 2021, Reference # P001327-081921
Dear Samuel Sinyangwe,
The Richardson Police Department received a public information request from you on August 19, 2021. Your request mentioned:
The Richardson Police Department has reviewed its files and located information responsive to your request. Please log in to the Public Information Center at the following link to retrieve the document(s). PD_ Public Information Request - P001327-081921 (https://u8387778.ct.sendgrid.net/ls/click?upn=6HtRfOYLt5fXvpttM-2FU1HZZnXmqUO8LukLCSCpP7QrnTr9Nz4u-2BpTrsNV5YU3fdkTlwR3hL2kKkEdtSuFSI7G5E-2FhaDNSBydT5RMl6-2FgyQs-3DB7iG_ucmvPQ-2FuCuFkZHiqqSnFMj9UR0BzOKPOR3oWfTVMpHhY4ik1wH9eZK8mDpjXSsCy5lhw9gMQtg5GhP1ArpMHA-2BT-2FtUaRIR5ek1IMeUYs-2FEApPT22SDkC-2BqTSFlPVT4YJNfJZpSS1kE7wz-2F4xC-2BofEm24xizf-2BLcZQnqhmv04I-2Bym6RkhDYsxU2gW5slkWnFTz5IfgyBUPsVGNatRJ8gsq9L0zVOo-2BXCvdb5cTeE800iac4IIFRVW9rNoz0HTQ7M8Rp5dT5D31ZrP1zPFW8Nif9JdpX0s5RBwp-2Bg7QiCKJkA4-2BIKWa-2B8b-2F39b9a-2F3SDccpZ5M-2BMaLpe9gcI1-2FM-2Fl2rRf9NixWr0dgx1Po-2BdG0x-2Be83ba7-2F4059sC7N4nDck2mTG25JaaSbrQCLVFbOBesXg-3D-3D)
If you have any questions or wish to discuss this further, please feel free to reply to this email communication.
Open Records Specialist
Richardson Police Department
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