Use of Force Policy (South Gate Police Department)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the South Gate Police Department of South Gate, CA.


From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All policies and training materials 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 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.


Beryl Lipton

From: Yolanda Urtez

Good Morning,

I received your original request on January 5th and forwarded your email to Capt. Teeples. My office does not handle these requests. I will forward your second request to him today.

If you have any questions, or to send your requests directly to Capt. Teeples you may do so at<>

Thank you,

Yolanda Urtez, Sr. Administrative Analyst
Administration Division
South Gate Police Department
8620 California Ave.
South Gate, CA 90280

(323) 563-5480 - Office
(323) 563-5488 - Fax

From: Harry Hagiwara

Good Morning,

I have the requested documents ready for release. Is there an address you would like me to send it to or is an e-mail attachment sufficient?

Thank you,

Harry Hagiwara
Custodian of Records
South Gate Police Department
8620 California Ave
South Gate, CA 90280
323-563-9593 (Phone)
323-563-9580 (Fax)<>

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From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Mr. Hagiwara,

If you can transmit all of the responsive materials electronically, that would be the best method for me.

Thanks so much!

From: Harry Hagiwara

Good Morning,

I have attached both the SGPD Use of Force Policy and response regarding outsourced background investigation companies.