Other (indicate in message) Submitted: April 23, 2021 | Updated: April 29, 2021

(April 2021) Request for number of times NC Highway Patrol fired guns at people in 2020

Hello NCDPS (Records Officer),

I'd like to make a public records request for the following information under NC Public Records Law, in regards to NC Highway Patrol firearm discharges in the year 2020. To be clear, I am only asking for the following information about guns which were actually fired at people:

A) Please provide the Number (total only) of times that North Carolina Highway Patrol fired their guns at people in the year 2020.

B) Please provide the Names of all officers who discharged their guns at people in 2020. Please include the name of the NC Highway Patrol District that they are a member of.

C) Please provide the Number (total only) of firearm discharges by North Carolina Highway Patrol that resulted in deaths or hospitalizations in the year 2020.

** Note: For all items requested above, please do not include additional details such as name, address, case number, or any other personally identifiable information about possible victims.

Thank you for your assistance!

Editor’s Note: Sunshine Request makes no claim as to the veracity of any statements or information contained in any of the requests, or public records, we receive.

Status: Completed

Activity:

  • April 29, 2021 12:11 pm

    1 week ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: “Rice, Ashley C.” <[email protected]>
    cc: PIO Office <[email protected]>
    date: Apr 29, 2021, 12:11 PM
    subject: Re: FW: Form submission from: Send Email

     

    Good afternoon Claire,

     

    Thank you for your help with this request! I’ve marked it as completed on our site.

     

    Have a good day.


    Status: Completed
  • April 28, 2021 1:30 pm

    1 week ago

    from: Rice, Ashley C. <[email protected]> via nchighwaypatrol.onmicrosoft.com
    to:[email protected]” <[email protected]>
    cc: PIO Office <[email protected]>
    date: Apr 28, 2021, 1:30 PM
    subject: FW: Form submission from: Send Email

     

    To Whom It May Concern,

     

    Please see the following responses to your request in red below:

     

    A) Please provide the Number (total only) of times that North Carolina Highway Patrol fired their guns at people in the year 2020. One

     

    B) Please provide the Names of all officers who discharged their guns at people in 2020. Please include the name of the NC Highway Patrol District that they are a member of.

     

    This information is part of a personnel file and therefore not a public record per N.C.G.S. § 126-22.

     

    C) Please provide the Number (total only) of firearm discharges by North Carolina Highway Patrol that resulted in deaths or hospitalizations in the year 2020. Zero

     

    Thanks,
    Claire Rice

    Communications Specialist II

    N. C. Department of Public Safety

    N. C. State Highway Patrol

    Public Information Office

    4231 Mail Service Center

    Raleigh, N.C. 27699-4231

    P. (984)349-6088

    [email protected]


    Status: Response Received from Government
  • April 26, 2021 9:48 am

    1 week ago

    from: Rice, Ashley C. <[email protected]> via nchighwaypatrol.onmicrosoft.com
    to:[email protected]” <[email protected]>
    cc: PIO Office <[email protected]>
    date: Apr 26, 2021, 9:48 AM
    subject: FW: Form submission from: Send Email

     

    To Whom It May Concern,

     

    Thank you for contacting the N.C. State Highway Patrol. I have received your request and will begin our review process.

     

    Thanks,
    Claire Rice
    Communications Specialist II
    N. C. Department of Public Safety
    N. C. State Highway Patrol
    Public Information Office
    4231 Mail Service Center
    Raleigh, N.C. 27699-4231
    P. (984)349-6088
    [email protected]


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • April 23, 2021 4:20 pm

    1 week ago

    **Editor’s Note: This request was sent in via an online form on NCDPS’ website. We will follow up again in early May if we haven’t received a response. Thank you for using Sunshine Request!

     

    Good afternoon NCDPS (Records Officer),

     

    I’d like to make a public records request for information that may be available in your office.

     

    Please confirm receipt to let me know the request will begin processing, and if possible, please provide a rough estimate of when the request may be completed. I will plan on following up again around early-May if I have not heard back before then.

     

    Here are the details of the request:

     

    Subject: (April 2021) Request for number of times NC Highway Patrol fired guns at people in 2020

     

    Message: “Hello NCDPS (Records Officer),

     

    I’d like to make a public records request for the following information under NC Public Records Law, in regards to NC Highway Patrol firearm discharges in the year 2020. To be clear, I am only asking for the following information about guns which were actually fired at people:

     

    A) Please provide the Number (total only) of times that North Carolina Highway Patrol fired their guns at people in the year 2020.

     

    B) Please provide the Names of all officers who discharged their guns at people in 2020. Please include the name of the NC Highway Patrol District that they are a member of.

     

    C) Please provide the Number (total only) of firearm discharges by North Carolina Highway Patrol that resulted in deaths or hospitalizations in the year 2020.

     

    ** Note: For all items requested above, please do not include additional details such as name, address, case number, or any other personally identifiable information about possible victims.

     

    Thank you for your assistance!”

     

    Thank you!

     

    ** Sunshine Request makes no claim as to the veracity of any statements or information contained in any of the requests, or public records, we receive.


    Status: Sent to Government
  • April 23, 2021 1:17 pm

    2 weeks ago

    Submitted to Sunshine Request
    Status: Pending