Request #20-3081
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Report No: 100216648

Petitioner: Aaron Kurtzer (Attorney)

 

I am seeking a copy of the police report on behalf of Ms. [REDACTED] the mother of the minor, [REDACTED\who was sexually assaulted. Our intent is to pursue Ms. [REDACTED] immigration relief through a UVisa, for which the police report is necessary.

 

 


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May 19, 2020 via mail


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LAPD Sr Analyst Alexis N1685

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May 20, 2020, 11:24am
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Dear Requester:

 

We reviewed your request for copies of the Los Angeles Police Department’s crime and incident reports concerning an incident  documented under DR 10-02-16648.

 

Your request was made under the California Public Records Act (the Act). The Department is cognizant of its responsibilities under the Act. It recognizes the statutory scheme was enacted to maximize citizen access to the workings of government and does not mandate disclosure of all documents within the government’s possession. Rather, by specific exemption and reference to other statutes, the Act recognizes that there are boundaries where the public’s right to access must be balanced against such weighty considerations as the right of privacy, a right of constitutional dimension under California Constitution, Article 1, Section 1. The law also exempts from disclosure, records that are privileged or confidential, or otherwise exempt under either express provisions of the Act or pursuant to applicable federal or state law, per California Government Code Sections 6254(b); 6254(c); 6254(f); 6254(k); and 6255.

 

In accordance with the California Government Code, Section 6254(f), records of investigations conducted by, or investigatory files compiled by, any local police agency for law enforcement purposes are exempt from disclosure. To the extent that records were located, they are either investigatory records themselves or properly part of an investigative file. Therefore, we are denying your request. The records may be provided pursuant to a subpoena or court order related to pending litigation.

 

You may personally serve your subpoena at the following location during normal business hours, which are Monday-Friday (excluding holidays) from 8 am to 4 pm:

 

LAPD Discovery Section

200 N. Spring St., Ste. 1900

Los Angeles, CA  90012

(213) 847-3615

 

Should any records be located, to the extent the information is recorded, the time, date, and location of occurrence, the time and date of the report, the name and age of the victim, and a brief statement of the circumstances can be made available to you upon request unless other exemptions apply.

 

If you are the victim or the victim’s legal representative, you may contact the Los Angeles Police Department’s Records and Identification Division at (213) 486-8110 for further information on obtaining reports for victims of crimes.

 

If you have any questions, please respond to this email.

 

Respectfully,

 

LAPD Discovery Section, CPRA Unit

May 20, 2020, 11:24am
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May 20, 2020, 9:27am
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May 20, 2020, 9:27am