ProPublica: Hate crimes data

Ken Schwencke filed this request with the Spokane County Sheriff's Office of Spokane County, WA.

It is a clone of this request.

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2017-02

Status
Completed

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From: Ken Schwencke

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to RCW Ch. 42.56 (Public Records Act), I hereby request the following records:

Any database or other records of hate crimes or crimes evidencing bias of race, color, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin or disability reported to or investigated by your agency since Jan. 1, 2010, containing at least the following fields:

the incident number
date of the incident
whether the crime was against individuals or a business / property
number of victims
race or ethnicity of the victims
gender of the victims
the offense classification
the location of the incident
the bias motivation (anti-black, anti-muslim, etc)

I would like the records in a machine-readable, electronic format if possible. If the records are kept in another format, or kept individually, I would still like copies.

This request is made as part of the Documenting Hate Project, a collaboration involving dozens of news organizations, led by ProPublica. Coverage from the project is compiled at https://projects.propublica.org/graphics/hatecrimes#hatecrime-coverage. 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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Ken Schwencke

From: Spokane County Sheriff's Office

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: Spokane County Sheriff's Office

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: Spokane County Sheriff's Office

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: Spokane County Sheriff's Office

A letter stating the requester must agree to or prepay assessed or estimated fees in order for the agency to continue processing the request.

From: MuckRock.com


To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check for $17.22 to satisfy the fee associated with the attached public records request.

Thank you.

From: Spokane County Sheriff's Office

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

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