Implementation of Body/Lapel Cameras

Evan Livingstone filed this request with the Sonoma County Sheriff's Office of Sonoma County, CA.


From: Evan Livingstone

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Please provide the following information: 1) Number of Deputies on Force; 2) Number of Deputies Currently Wearing Body Cams; 3) Copy of Body Cam Implementation/Use Policy for Deputies' Use of Body Cams.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

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.


Evan Livingstone

From: Shannon Dower

Please see attached. Thank you.