Incident report and footage of Michael Forest Reinoehl shooting II (Thurston County Sheriff)

CJ Ciaramella filed this request with the Thurston County Sheriff of Thurston County, WA .
Tracking #

S011246-040521

Multi Request Incident report and footage of Michael Forest Reinoehl shooting II
Est. Completion May 6, 2021
Status
Payment Required

Communications

From: CJ Ciaramella

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Washington Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

- all incident reports, weapon discharge reports, or use-of-force reports filed by officers or agents involved in the Sep. 3, 2020 shooting of Michael Forest Reinoehl in Lacey, Washington.
- any body camera footage or still photographs taken by officers or agents related to the Sep. 3, 2020 shooting of Michael Forest Reinoehl in Lacey, Washington.
- any summaries or reports of the findings of the internal investigation into the shooting of Reinoehl, including interview transcripts.

This request was previously denied due to an ongoing investigation by the Thurston County Sheriff's Office into the shooting. However, the TCSO has concluded its investigation.

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

CJ Ciaramella

From: Thurston County Sheriff

Dear CJ Ciaramella:
Thank you for your interest in Thurston County. This is an automated response to inform you that your request has been received and is being processed in accordance with the Public Records Act, Chapter 42.56 RCW. Your request was received in this office on 4/5/2021 9:44:01 PM and assigned the reference number S011246-040521 for tracking purposes.
Records Requested: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Washington Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

- all incident reports, weapon discharge reports, or use-of-force reports filed by officers or agents involved in the Sep. 3, 2020 shooting of Michael Forest Reinoehl in Lacey, Washington.
- any body camera footage or still photographs taken by officers or agents related to the Sep. 3, 2020 shooting of Michael Forest Reinoehl in Lacey, Washington.
- any summaries or reports of the findings of the internal investigation into the shooting of Reinoehl, including interview transcripts.

This request was previously denied due to an ongoing investigation by the Thurston County Sheriff's Office into the shooting. However, the TCSO has concluded its investigation.

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

CJ Ciaramella

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April 06, 2021

CJ Ciaramella
MuckRock News DEPT MR 110555 411A Highland Ave
Somerville MA 02144

Dear CJ Ciaramella:

In accordance with the Public Records Act (PRA), RCW 42.56.520, this letter acknowledges receipt of your PRA request, submitted to and received by the Thurston County Sheriff's Office on April 05, 2021.

This request has been assigned tracking number S011246-040521. Please use this number in any communications concerning this request.

Specifically, you requested:
To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Washington Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

- all incident reports, weapon discharge reports, or use-of-force reports filed by officers or agents involved in the Sep. 3, 2020 shooting of Michael Forest Reinoehl in Lacey, Washington.
- any body camera footage or still photographs taken by officers or agents related to the Sep. 3, 2020 shooting of Michael Forest Reinoehl in Lacey, Washington.
- any summaries or reports of the findings of the internal investigation into the shooting of Reinoehl, including interview transcripts.

This request was previously denied due to an ongoing investigation by the Thurston County Sheriff's Office into the shooting. However, the TCSO has concluded its investigation.

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 5 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

CJ Ciaramella

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We have begun a process to search for records responsive to your request. We reasonably believe that at least a first installment of public records (if any) responsive to this request will be available on or before May 06, 2021.

If public records become available in advance of this estimate, we will contact you promptly. Conversely, if the County encounters a need to extend our estimate, we will contact you with a revised estimated date. We will communicate with you and keep you informed of any updates regarding collecting and obtaining the responsive records as we move through the process.

RCW 42.56.120 provides that the County may charge fees as authorized by law for responsive public records documents.

If you have any questions you may contact me at 360-786-5522.

Sincerely,

Brian Davis
Legal Assistant
TCSO-Records

From: Thurston County Sheriff

RE: PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST of 4/5/2021, Reference # S011246-040521

Records responsive to your request are now available for purchase, and an invoice showing the applicable costs is ready for your review and payment.  Please login to the Thurston County Public Records Center to view your invoices and make an online payment.
If you prefer, you may also submit your payment by mail to the name and address on your invoice, payable to Thurston County. Please contact Thurston County staff with any questions about how to submit a payment:
Sheriff’s Office Patrol/Detectives/Administration: (360) 786-5522
Sheriff’s Office Corrections Facility: (360) 709-5900
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