CA Sheriff’s Use of Force data (San Benito County Sheriff)

Samuel Sinyangwe filed this request with the San Benito County Sheriff of San Benito County, CA.
Multi Request CA Sheriff’s Use of Force data
Due Sept. 23, 2023
Est. Completion None
Status
Awaiting Response

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From: Samuel Sinyangwe


To Whom It May Concern:

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

1. The total number of use of force incidents, broken down by type of force used, from 2013-2018 (separated by year).
2. The total number of use of force complaints reported to the sheriff’s department and (separately) the total number of use of force complaints that were sustained from 2013-2018 (separated by year).
3. The current sheriff’s deputies union contract
4. The current sheriff’s department policy manual

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 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Samuel Sinyangwe

From: San Benito County Sheriff

I do not handle PRA requests. Please direct all further questions to Captain Eric Taylor at etaylor@sbcsheriff.org<mailto:etaylor@sbcsheriff.org>

Kellie Kennedy
Director of Administrative Services
San Benito County Sheriff’s Office
(831) 636-4080 x 131
Fax: (831) 636-1416

From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

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

1. The total number of use of force incidents, broken down by type of force used, from 2013-2018 (separated by year).
2. The total number of use of force complaints reported to the sheriff’s department and (separately) the total number of use of force complaints that were sustained from 2013-2018 (separated by year).
3. The current sheriff’s deputies union contract
4. The current sheriff’s department policy manual

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 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Samuel Sinyangwe

From: San Benito County Sheriff

I am very sorry about any delays. We are a small office with only one records clerk. Stuff gets forgotten sometimes.

We will have this information to you at the beginning of next week.

Captain Taylor
etaylor@sbcsheriff.org<mailto:etaylor@sbcsheriff.org>

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On: 26 December 2019 02:04,
"82251-81476388@requests.muckro<mailto:82251-81476388@requests.muckro>ck.com" <82251-81476388@requests.muckro<mailto:82251-81476388@requests.muckro>ck.com> wrote:

San Benito County Sheriff
PRA Office
2301 Technology Parkway
Hollister, CA 95023

December 26, 2019

This is a follow up to a previous request:

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following California Public Records Act request, copied below, and originally submitted on Oct. 26, 2019. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

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On Nov. 25, 2019:
Subject: RE: California Public Records Act Request: CA Sheriff’s Use of Force data (San Benito County Sheriff)
To Whom It May Concern:

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

1. The total number of use of force incidents, broken down by type of force used, from 2013-2018 (separated by year).
2. The total number of use of force complaints reported to the sheriff’s department and (separately) the total number of use of force complaints that were sustained from 2013-2018 (separated by year).
3. The current sheriff’s deputies union contract
4. The current sheriff’s department policy manual

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 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Samuel Sinyangwe
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On Nov. 21, 2019:
Subject: RE: California Public Records Act Request: CA Sheriff’s Use of Force data (San Benito County Sheriff)
I do not handle PRA requests. Please direct all further questions to Captain Eric Taylor at etaylor@sbcsheriff.org<mailto:etaylor@sbcsheriff.org>

Kellie Kennedy
Director of Administrative Services
San Benito County Sheriff’s Office
(831) 636-4080 x 131
Fax: (831) 636-1416
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On Oct. 26, 2019:
Subject: California Public Records Act Request: CA Sheriff’s Use of Force data (San Benito County Sheriff)

To Whom It May Concern:

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

1. The total number of use of force incidents, broken down by type of force used, from 2013-2018 (separated by year).
2. The total number of use of force complaints reported to the sheriff’s department and (separately) the total number of use of force complaints that were sustained from 2013-2018 (separated by year).
3. The current sheriff’s deputies union contract
4. The current sheriff’s department policy manual

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 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Samuel Sinyangwe

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Is this email coming to the wrong contact? Something else wrong? Use the above link to let us know.

For mailed responses, please address (see note):
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 82251
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

PLEASE NOTE: This request is not filed by a MuckRock staff member, but is being sent through MuckRock by the above in order to better track, share, and manage public records requests. Also note that improperly addressed (i.e., with the requester's name rather than "MuckRock News" and the department number) requests might be returned as undeliverable.

From: San Benito County Sheriff

This information was sent. Did you not receive it?

Eric S. Taylor
Sheriff-Coroner
San Benito County Sheriff’s Office
831 636-4080
www.sbcsheriff.org

From: Samuel Sinyangwe

Hello Eric,

I am afraid this information was not received. Could you confirm how you sent it/where it was sent to?

Thanks,
Sam

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