This is an HTML version of an attachment to the Freedom of Information request 'Number of charges for unlawful use of force in Victorian Youth Detention From 1990-Present'.

Department of Justice and Community Safety 
Security Management 
Freedom of Information 
Level 24 
121 Exhibition Street 
Melbourne Victoria 3000 
GPO Box 4356 
Melbourne Victoria  3001 
Telephone:  (03) 8684 0063 
Facsimile:  (03) 8684 0099 
26 August 2020 
Mr Richard Banks 
Our ref: 
FOI 82269 
By email: 
Dear Mr Banks 
Freedom of Information (FOI reference 82269) 
I refer to your request for documents under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act), 
received by the department on 25 August 2020, in which you sought access to: 
Documents regarding the number of charges for unlawful use of force in Victorian Youth 
Detention From 1990-Present. 
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Wil iam Ng 
Freedom of Information Officer