California police data (Walnut Creek Police Department)

Samuel Sinyangwe filed this request with the Walnut Creek Police Department of Walnut Creek, CA.
Multi Request California police data


From: Samuel Sinyangwe

To Whom It May Concern:

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

1. The total number of police uses of force in 2018, broken down by type of force used (i.e. number of uses of tasers, number of uses of baton, etc.)
2. The total number of use of force complaints reported by civilians in 2018
3. The total number of use of force complaints reported by civilians that were sustained in 2018
4. All arrests data reported to the California Department of Justice via the Monthly Arrests and Citation Register program covering arrests made in 2017 and 2018, including (but not limited to) the age, race/ethnicity, gender, offense category (felony, misdemeanor, status offense), charge and disposition of arrestees.

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.


Samuel Sinyangwe


Mr. Sinyangwe,

In response to your PRA request, please see the attached letter and WCPD Transparency Statistics.


Lieutenant Beth Johnson
Sector 2 Commander
[WCPD star]
Walnut Creek Police Department
Patrol Division
1666 N Main St.
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 943-5844 x5830

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From: Walnut Creek Police Department

Mr. Sinyangwe,

The attached records are being provided to you in response to your CPRA request to the City of Walnut Creek Police Department. With the release of these records, and the previous records released to you last week, the City has now provided you with all records within the City's possession that are responsive to your request.

*Note that juvenile names have been redacted.

Captain Steve Gorski
Walnut Creek Police Department
Administration Division
1666 N. Main Street
Walnut Creek, CA. 94596
(925) 256-3596
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