Request #19-2120

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act, Government Code ยง 6250 et seq. and Oakland Ordinance No. 12483 (Sunshine Ordinance), I am writing to request copies of documents, including After Action Reports and call-out logs, that contain information on Oakland Police Department deployments of armored personnel carriers, including the Bearcat, since January 1, 2016, which information includes:

* date of deployment;
* location of deployment;
* number of personnel deployed;
* reason for deployment;
* whether any injuries or death to persons or animals occurred during the deployment;
* if so, the nature and cause of injury or death;
* number of OPD personnel participating in the deployment;
* whether and how many arrests were made and on what charges;
* demographic information (race, age, gender) about persons with whom OPD pesonnel interacted;
* names of other agencies involved in the deployment, if any.

When possible, please provide the information electronically.

If you determine that any or all or the information is exempt from disclosure, I request that: (1) you exercise your discretion to disclose some or all of the records notwithstanding the exemption; and (2) that, with respect to records containing both exempt and non-exempt content, you redact the exempt content and disclose the rest.

Finally, should part or all of this request be denied, please provide a written response describing the legal authority or authorities on which the denial is based.

The information provided as part of this request will not be used for commercial purposes.


April 26, 2019 via web


November 20, 2019


Police Department





Point of Contact

Alisha Banda

Request Closed Public

We released all of the requested documents.

October 25, 2019, 2:23pm
Document(s) Released Public
Armored Vehicle Deployments PRR 190927 1300 (2018 and 1st and 2nd qtr 2019).pdf
October 25, 2019, 2:20pm
Due Date Changed Public
11/20/2019 (was 10/31/2019).
October 19, 2019, 3:55pm
Due Date Changed Public
10/31/2019 (was 08/30/2019).
September 5, 2019, 3:22pm
Due Date Changed Public
08/30/2019 (was 07/01/2019).
August 16, 2019, 3:17pm
Due Date Changed   Details Public
07/01/2019 (was 06/01/2019). Your Request is being fulfilled by the Special Operations Unit. At this time we do not have an estimated date of completion. Please be patient, as we gather the information you have requested.
June 3, 2019, 12:07pm
Due Date Changed Public
06/01/2019 (was 05/06/2019).
May 7, 2019, 7:38am
Department Assignment Public
Police Department
April 26, 2019, 3:40pm
Request Opened Public
Request received via web
April 26, 2019, 3:40pm