Use of force detail data 2008-2016 (Metropolitan Police Department)

Aileen Johnson filed this request with the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, DC.
Tracking #

2020-FOIA-07080

Multi Request Use of force detail data 2008-2016
Status
Rejected

Communications

From: Aileen Johnson

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the DC Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Use of force data with detail summaries for all use of force incidents from 2008-2016. Please provide the following details for each incident:

Date (year, month, day) of the incident, subject race, officer race, type of force used, whether there was subject injury, and whether there was officer injury.

I prefer csv spreadsheet format (or pdf) where each row represents an incident. Here is an example of the data I'm looking for (https://www.dallasopendata.com/Public-Safety/Police-2015-Response-to-Resistance/594v-2cnd).

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 15 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

A. Johnson

From: Metropolitan Police Department

This is an automated message from the DC Government FOIA system. Dear Aileen Johnson, Request Number 2020-FOIA-07080 has been assigned to the request you submitted in relation to: Request description: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the DC Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Use of force data with detail summaries for all use of force incidents from 2008-2016. Please provide the following details for each incident:

Date (year, month, day) of the incident, subject race, officer race, type of force used, whether there was subject injury, and whether there was officer injury.

I prefer csv spreadsheet format (or pdf) where each row represents an incident. Here is an example of the data I'm looking for (https://www.dallasopendata.com/Public-Safety/Police-2015-Response-to-Resistance/594v-2cnd).

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 15 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

A. Johnson In all future correspondence regarding this request, please reference request number 2020-FOIA-07080. To check for status, please log in  https://foia-dc.gov/palMain.aspx and go to Request Status. For any questions regarding your request, please contact the FOIA office directly. Find the list of agency Open Governement and FOIA contact information by visiting FOIA Contact Information. For ease of reference, we ask that you have your FOIA Request Number available when you contact the FOIA office. (https://dc.gov/node/818962) Regards,
DC Government FOIA Portal Having technical difficulties? Email FOIA.SystemAdmin@dc.gov or call 202-478-5973

From: Metropolitan Police Department

Dear Ms./Mrs. Johnson, This office is in receipt of your Freedomof Information Act (FOIA) request. Your FOIA request number is 2020-FOIA-07080 andyour assigned FOIA Specialist is KimberlyRobinson. If youhave any questions regarding your request, please contact your assigned FOIASpecialist at (202) 727-3721.  For ease of reference, we ask that you haveyour FOIA Request Number available when you contact our office. Please know, pursuant to D.C. Official Code §2-532(c), we have 15 business-days, subject to the possibility of a ten (10)business day extension to respond to the request as of the date ofreceipt. Be advised, if your requestis for Body Worn Camera (BWC) footage, D.C. Code § 2-532(c) allows 25business days subject to the possibility of 15 working-day extension, torespond to the request as of the date of receipt. COVID-19Notificatio Pursuantto section 503 of the COVID-19 Response Emergency Amendment Act of 2020,effective March 17, 2020, D.C. Act 23-247, all FOIA deadlines may be extendedduring the public health emergency declared by the Mayor. Regards, Latrina Crumlin Staff Assistant,Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Office MetropolitanPolice Department 300Indiana Avenue, Rm 4153

From: Metropolitan Police Department

This is an automated message from the DC Government FOIA system. Dear Aileen Johnson, The status for your request is below. Please log into https://foia-dc.gov/palMain.aspx and go to Request Status. If you have any questions regarding the status of your request, please contact the agency's FOIA office that you had submitted your FOIA request to. You can communicate directly with the FOIA office by clicking on Inbox, search the request number, and then click Compose Message. OR, visit to see a list DC Government FOIA Office’s/officer’s contact information and have your Request ID ready. (https://dc.gov/node/818962) Contact FOIA Office Request status: Closed Request ID: 2020-FOIA-07080 Description: To Whom It May Concern:Pursuant to the DC Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:Use of force data with detail summaries for all use of force incidents from 2008-2016. Please provide the following details for each incident:Date (year, month, day) of the incident, subject race, officer race, type of force used, whether there was subject injury, and whether there was officer injury.I prefer csv spreadsheet format (or pdf) where each row represents an incident. Here is an example of the data I'm looking for (https://www.dallasopendata.com/Public-Safety/Police-2015-Response-to-Resistance/594v-2cnd).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 15 business days, as the statute requires.Sincerely,A. Johnson Regards,
DC Government FOIA Portal

From: Metropolitan Police Department

Dear Ms. Johnson,

This e-mail is with regards to your FOIA request assigned: 2020-FOIA-07080, seeking the following:

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the DC Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Use of force data with detail summaries for all use of force incidents from 2008-2016. Please provide the following details for each incident:

Date (year, month, day) of the incident, subject race, officer race, type of force used, whether there was subject injury, and whether there was officer injury.

It has been determined, the use of force data you seek, is currently being updated and will be made publicly available in October, 2021 via online under the Metropolitan Police Department's (MPD) Open Data website at the following link: https://mpdc.dc.gov/page/open-data-mpd. Please check this link for future updates.

Be advised, because the data you seek will not be furnished under a FOIA request, we will administratively close our file on your request.

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 as, 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 Office of Legal Counsel, FOIA Appeal, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 407, Washington, D.C. 20004. An electronic version of the same information can instead be e-mailed to the Mayor's Office of Legal Counsel at foia.appeals@dc.gov<mailto:foia.appeals@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.

Failure to follow these administrative steps will result in delay in the processing and commencement of a response to your appeal to the Mayor.
Regards,

Lisa Archie-Mills
Supervisory FOIA Specialist
Freedom of Information Act Office (FOIA)
300 Indiana Avenue, NW, Room 4153
Metropolitan Police Department
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 727-3721
lisa.archie-mills@dc.gov<mailto:lisa.archie-mills@dc.gov>

"Excellence is Transferable."

From: Metropolitan Police Department

This is an automated message from the DC Government FOIA system. Dear Aileen Johnson, The status for your request is below. Please log into https://foia-dc.gov/palMain.aspx and go to Request Status. If you have any questions regarding the status of your request, please contact the agency's FOIA office that you had submitted your FOIA request to. You can communicate directly with the FOIA office by clicking on Inbox, search the request number, and then click Compose Message. OR, visit to see a list DC Government FOIA Office’s/officer’s contact information and have your Request ID ready. (https://dc.gov/node/818962) Contact FOIA Office Request status: Closed Request ID: 2020-FOIA-07080 Description: To Whom It May Concern:Pursuant to the DC Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:Use of force data with detail summaries for all use of force incidents from 2008-2016. Please provide the following details for each incident:Date (year, month, day) of the incident, subject race, officer race, type of force used, whether there was subject injury, and whether there was officer injury.I prefer csv spreadsheet format (or pdf) where each row represents an incident. Here is an example of the data I'm looking for (https://www.dallasopendata.com/Public-Safety/Police-2015-Response-to-Resistance/594v-2cnd).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 15 business days, as the statute requires.Sincerely,A. Johnson Regards,
DC Government FOIA Portal

Files

There are no files associated with this request.