Please ask for :
Alethea Fuller Telephone Number:
0121 626 6060 Our Reference:
Sent by email to: email@example.com
1st February 2021
Dear L A Jourdan,
Thank you for your freedom of information request received in this office on 28th January 2021 in
which you asked: In the overall department and within the Dangerous Dogs Unit over each of the years 2017,
2018, 2019, 2020 (or the last period for which full information is held):
1. Of the dogs seized each year under Section 1, how many were released under the
Interim Exemption Scheme?
2. Of the dogs seized under Section 1 each year, how many were put to sleep?
3. Is there a plan in place to introduce within the Crown Prosecution Service a dedicated
court process which would deal specifically with dangerous dog cases and related
crime? If so, by what date?
In response to your request, I can confirm that the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner
(OPCC) does not hold this information. However, this information may be held by West Midlands
In order to be of some assistance, please see the following contact details should you wish to submit
your request to West Midlands Police. Freedom of Information Unit
West Midlands Police
PO Box 52, Lloyd House
Colmore Circus Queensway
Freedom of Information Right of Appeal
Any person who has requested information from the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner
(OPCC) and is unhappy with the way their request for information has been handled can request a
review of their case.
A request for review must be made in writing by letter or email. You should include the reference
number of your request if you have it, and outline why you are requesting the review to:
Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner
Telephone: 0121 626 6060
All requests for review will be recorded. Receipt of a request for internal review will be acknowledged
and the appellant informed of an estimated date for determining the outcome. The OPCC will
attempt to respond to internal reviews as soon as practicable and in any case within two months.
All investigations will be undertaken by someone not involved in the original response.
The result of any internal review will be communicated to the appellant outlining the decisions taken.
If you remain dissatisfied with the handling of your request or complaint, you have a right to appeal
to the Information Commissioner at: The Information Commissioner's Office
Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45
There is no charge for making a request for internal review or appeal to the Information
Deputy Chief Executive
Lloyd House, Colmore Circus Queensway, Birmingham, B4 6NQ
0121 626 6060 www.westmidlands-pcc.gov.uk