California police data (Santa Maria Police Department)

Samuel Sinyangwe filed this request with the Santa Maria Police Department of Santa Maria, CA .
Tracking #

19-176

Multi Request California police data
Status
Rejected

Communications

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 police uses of force in 2018, broken down by type of force used (i.e. number of uses of tasers, number of uses of baton, etc.)
2. The total number of use of force complaints reported by civilians in 2018
3. The total number of use of force complaints reported by civilians that were sustained in 2018
4. All arrests data reported to the California Department of Justice via the Monthly Arrests and Citation Register program covering arrests made in 2017 and 2018, including (but not limited to) the age, race/ethnicity, gender, offense category (felony, misdemeanor, status offense), charge and disposition of arrestees.

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: Santa Maria Police Department

City of Santa Maria

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Hi there

Your first City of Santa Maria record request (request number #19-176) has been submitted.
It is currently unpublished and is not available for the general public to view.

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From: Santa Maria Police Department

City of Santa Maria

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Hi there

A message was sent to you regarding record request #19-176:

Thank you for your public records request. Your request will be forwarded to the appropriate department(s) to locate the document(s) you are requesting.  We will respond to your request within 10 days as required under the California Public Records Act (GC 6250).

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From: Santa Maria Police Department

Dear Requestor:

Thank you for your inquiry to the Santa Maria Police Department. The City of Santa Maria has changed the way it processes public records requests. Your request has been submitted to the City's NextRequest system. You will receive an email to login to the system, and when responsive information from the City is loaded, you will be notified via email. Your request for public records will be routed to the appropriate department(s) via NextRequest to verify the information you are requesting. We will respond to your request within 10 days as required under the California Public Records Act (CA GC 6250).

Should you have a future request, please use the following link: https://cityofsantamaria.nextrequest.com/

Beth Cleary
Deputy City Clerk / City of Santa Maria / Records-City Clerk Division / 110 E. Cook Street, Rm. 3, Santa Maria, CA 93454
Phone: 805-925-0951, Ext. 2305 / Fax: 805-925-2243 / Email:bcleary@cityofsantamaria.org
Our Mission: "To provide the highest quality service in the most efficient, cost-effective and courteous manner possible."

From: Santa Maria Police Department

City of Santa Maria

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Hi there

A document has been released for record request #19-176 along with the following message:

Per your request for public records, responsive records have been identified and have been uploaded for your review. 

* Total number of use of force in 2018, broken down by type of force used: The Public Interest Stats posted on the City’s website include Use of Force totals per year.  There were 175 in 2018.  The City does not track use of force incidents by type of force. Here is a link to that webpage: https://www.cityofsantamaria.org/city-government/departments/police-services/crime-statistics

* Total number of use of force complaints in 2018: 0

* Total number of sustained use of force complaints in 2018:0

The City can produce the data report to DOJ of the Monthly Arrests.  There are 401 pages to be printed and scanned to a CD upon the receipt of payment for $40.10 (10 cents per page).  If you would like to purchase the CD, please contact the City Clerk’s Office to make arrangements for payment.  They can be reached at (805) 925-0951, ext. 2306.

Regarding the disposition part of your request, the Courts maintain these records and you may contact the Courts at (805) 614-6414 for that information. 

Please let us know if you have any questions.

* Public Interest Stats 2016-2018.pdf

Document links are valid for one month.
After August 25, you will need to sign in to view the document(s).

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From: Santa Maria Police Department

City of Santa Maria

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Hi there

Record request #19-176 has been closed. The closure reason supplied was:

Staff responded to the requester, released electronic copies of documents, and has been awaiting response from requester on payment for hard copy documents.  Requester has not responded in more than 30 days. Request is being closed.

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