City policies regarding Civilian Oversight of Police (Santa Ana Police Department)

Samuel Sinyangwe filed this request with the Santa Ana Police Department of Santa Ana, CA .
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From: Samuel Sinyangwe

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All documents containing policies and procedures that establish the authority/powers of the civilian review board, office of civilian complaints, civilian police commission, civilian inspector general, or other civilian oversight structure of the police department.

If no civilian oversight board exists, copy of any policies or procedures for handling civilian complaints.

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.


Samuel Sinyangwe

From: Alcala, Abigail


We are in receipt of your Public Records Request. Your request will be processed in compliance with the Public Records Act (California Gov. Code §6250 et seq.).

The Clerk’s Office will forward to appropriate department for processing and will contact you within 10 calendar days from the date the request is received.

Clerk of the Council Office,
City of Santa Ana

From: Santa Ana Police Department

A first set of responsive documents from the agency, with more to be sent at a specified date.

From: Barrantes, Arlene

Mr. Sinyangwe,

Please see the attached responsive letter to your request, together with the records produced.

Thank you,

Arlene Barrantes
Sr. Legal Secretary
City of Santa Ana/City Attorney's Office
20 Civic Center Plaza, M29
P.O. Box 1988
Santa Ana, CA 92702

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