|Submitted||April 20, 2016|
To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Georgia Open Records Act, I hereby request the following records:
1) All disciplinary reports or actions, formal or informal, taken against officers or employees of the department in the period between April 11, 2016 and April 15, 2016.
2) The name and badge number of the detective involved in an incident in East Park Avenue on April 12, 2016 as reported here: http://www.wctv.tv/home/headlines/Valdosta-Detective-Suspended-Following-Viral-Video-375861861.html
Please include any details regarding disciplinary action related to this incident, as well as any past complaints or disciplinary actions involving the detective.
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 3 business days, as the statute requires.
Please find attached the documents you requested pursuant to your Georgia Open Records Request.
* Disciplinary action taken against officers or employees between April 11, 2016 and April 15, 2016 to include any redactions as authorized by the Georgia Open Records Act;
* The detective's name and badge number involved in the incident on East Park Avenue on April 12, 2016 - Detective Jason Woods, Badge #6917
Chief of Police
Thank you for the timely response. I appreciate it.
Does this include all previous complaints or disciplinary actions taken against detective Jason Woods as originally requested?
That is correct.
No other record of discipline.
Chief of Police