Use of Force Policy (Santa Ana Police Department)

DeRay Mckesson filed this request with the Santa Ana Police Department of Santa Ana, CA.


From: DeRay Mckesson

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California's Sunshine Amendment (Cal. Const. Art. I, § 3(b)), I hereby request the following records:

All current policies maintained by the department regarding use of force.

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 fees cannot be waived, 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.


DeRay Mckesson

From: Gerardo, 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: Semelsberger, Peter

DeRay Mckesson,

Please refer to the attached letter from Chief Carlos Rojas, which is responsive to your Public Records Request. The identified documents have been attached to this email, as requested in your correspondence below. Please do not hesitate to give me a call with any questions or concerns.


P. Semelsberger
Pete Semelsberger, Commander
Santa Ana Police Department
Training Division
(714) 245-8051

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