What categories of records must be made public under SB-1421?

California Penal Code section 832.7(b) applies to records relating to:

  • The discharge of a firearm at a person by a deputy.
  • The use of force by a deputy against a person resulting in death or great bodily injury.
  • An incident in which an agency made a sustained finding that a deputy engaged in sexual assault involving a member of the public.
  • An incident in which an agency made a sustained finding that a deputy engaged in dishonesty directly relating to the reporting, investigation, or prosecution of a crime, or the reporting of, or investigation of misconduct by, another deputy.

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1. What categories of records must be made public under SB-1421?
2. What does "sustained finding" mean?
3. If I request a qualifying record, will I get every part of the record, in its entirety?
4. Aside from the mandated information is there anything else that the Department can choose to redact?
5. Can the Department withhold a record that falls into one of the disclosure categories?
6. What does the extraction process involve for video/electronic records?
7. What does the extraction process involve for body worn camera video?
8. How long will it take to get my requested record(s)?
9. How will I get my redacted records?