MPD discharge reports for officers re: Briscoe shooting

CJ Ciaramella filed this request with the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, DC.

It is a clone of this request.

Tracking # 2015-82
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From: CJ Ciaramella

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the District of Columbia Freedom of Information Act of 1974, D.C. Code Ann. § 2-531 et seq. ("D.C. Act"), I hereby request the following records:

All firearm discharge reports, incident reports regarding an officer-involved shooting, and citizen complaints against the following MPD officers:

- Chad Leo
- Curtis Sloan
- Jeremy Sharpton
- Guillermo Rivera

Please note that under D.C. public record law, if some record contained in a request are exempt from disclosure, other non-exempt information is considered segregable and must be released.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, and is not being made for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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 15 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

CJ Ciaramella

From: Quon Hyden, Teresa

Dear Mr. Ciaramella: This is in response to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for “a ll firearm discharge reports, incident reports regarding an officer-involved shooting, and citizen complaints against the following MPD officers:” - Chad Leo
- Curtis Sloan
- Jeremy Sharpton
- Guillermo Rivera After due consideration, we can neither admit or deny your request.  The requested records are exempt from disclosure under D.C. Official Code §§ 2-534(a)(2) as their release would constitute an unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Please know that, under D.C. Official Code § 2-537 and 1 DCMR § 412, you have the right to appeal this letter to the Mayor or to the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.  If you elect to appeal to the Mayor, your appeal must be in writing and contain “Freedom of Information Act Appeal” or “FOIA Appeal” in the subject line of the letter as well on the outside of the envelope.  The appeal must include (1) a copy of the original request; (2) a copy of any written denial; (3) a statement of the circumstances, reasons, and/or arguments advanced in support of disclosure; and (4) a daytime telephone number, an e-mail and/or U.S. mailing address at which you can be reached. The appeal must be mailed to: The Mayor’s Correspondence Unit, FOIA Appeal, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 316, Washington, D.C.  20004.  Electronic versions of the same information can instead be e-mailed to The Mayor’s Correspondence Unit at foia.mayor@dc.gov.  Further, a copy of all appeal materials must be forwarded to the Freedom of Information Officer of the involved agency, or to the agency head of that agency, if there is no designated Freedom of Information Officer there. (mailto:foia.mayor@dc.gov) Failure to follow these administrative steps will result in delay in the processing and commencement of a response to your appeal to the Mayor. Sincerely, Teresa Quon Hyden
Acting FOIA Officer Metropolitan Police Department

From: Amare, Genet

Dear Mr. CJ Ciaramella,
We are unable to process your request within the time allotted, we are now invoking the ten (10) day extension that is provided under the FOIA statute.  Pursuant to D.C. Official Code § 2-532(d) and 1 DCMR §§ 405.2 and 405.3, we are providing you with written notice of our intent to extend the deadline for our response to the above-referenced FOIA request by ten (10) business days.  Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Regards,
Genet Amare

From: Amare, Genet


From: Amare, Genet

Good afternoon, Mr. Ciaramella, This email serves as a follow-up email to your request, to provide with an update on your FOIA request with the Metropolitan Police Department FOIA Office. We apologies for the delay in providing a response to your request within the statutory time allotted and we apologies for any inconvenience this delay has caused you. However, our office is experiencing a backlog due to the number of requests we have received prior to your request and the voluminous nature of such requests. I am the FOIA Specialist assigned to your case and I would like to assure you that I am working diligently to provide a response to your request. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Regards,
Genet Amare

From: Amare, Genet (MPD)

Good afternoon, Mr. Ciaramella,

Thank you for your email. As previously stated, our office is experiencing a backlog due to the number of requests we have received prior to your request and the voluminous nature of such requests. I am working diligently to provide a response to your request and I apologies for the delay in providing a response to your request within the statutory time allotted. Thank you for your patience and understanding, I apologies for any inconvenience this delay has caused you.
Regards,

Genet Amare
FOIA Specialist
Metropolitan Police Department
202-724-2437
genet.amare2@dc.gov<mailto:genet.amare2@dc.gov>

From: Amare, Genet (MPD)

Good morning, Mr. Ciaramella,

Thank you for your email. As previously stated, our office is experiencing a backlog due to the number of requests we have received prior to your request and the voluminous nature of such requests. I am working diligently to provide a response to your request and I apologize for the delay in providing a response to your request within the statutory time allotted. Thank you for your patience and understanding, I apologize for any inconvenience this delay has caused you.
Regards,

Genet Amare
FOIA Specialist
Metropolitan Police Department
202-724-2437
genet.amare2@dc.gov<mailto:genet.amare2@dc.gov>

From: Metropolitan Police Department

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From:

Dear CJ Ciaramella,
Attached find a response to your FOIA Request. You will receive several emails with the documents attached.
Regards,
Ms. Branch
FOIA Specialist

From: Branch, Tara (MPD)

Dear CJ Ciaramella,

Attached find a response to your FOIA request. This is the second email.

Regards,

Ms. Branch
FOIA Specialist
Metropolitan Police Department
300 Indiana Avenue NW
Room 4153
Washington, DC 20001

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From: Branch, Tara (MPD)

Dear CJ Ciaramella,

Attached find a response to your FOIA request. This is the last and final email.

Regards,

Ms. Branch
FOIA Specialist
Metropolitan Police Department
300 Indiana Avenue NW
Room 4153
Washington, DC 20001

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