Suicide Records

Gershon Bialer filed this request with the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office of San Mateo County, CA.


From: Gershon Bialer

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act (California Government Code §§ 6250), I hereby request the following records:

All records relating to suicides or mentioning people, who have committed or attempted to commit suicide.

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.


Gershon Bialer

From: San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office

Good morning,

Please note – I did not receive a PRA request from you on January 20, 2018. We did receive one on January 22, 2018 (please see attached email). With that said, the records you are seeking are exempt from disclosure pursuant to Government Code 6254(f).

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Thank you,


Jenna McAlpin
Criminal Records Manager
San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office