Mersey Tunnels Police

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Robert Williams

Dear Merseytravel,

I am writing under the freedom of information act to request the following information regarding the PPE carried by Mersey Tunnels Police.

1) Are they equipped with CS or PAVA incapacitant spray?

2) What make and model baton are they equipped with?

Yours faithfully,

Robert Williams

Henderson, Andrew, Merseytravel

Dear Mr Williams

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Thank you for your email to Merseytravel. Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 / Environmental Information Regulations 2004 and will be answered within twenty working days.

If you have any queries about this request do not hesitate to contact me. Please quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Yours sincerely,

Andy Henderson

Senior Information Management Officer | Merseytravel | Mann Island, PO Box 1976, Liverpool, L69 3HN
Office: 0151 330 1679 | Email: [Merseytravel request email]

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Henderson, Andrew,

Dear Mr Williams

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Thank you for your recent request made under the Freedom of Information Act. Please find Merseytravel’s response below.

1) Are Mersey Tunnels Police equipped with CS or PAVA incapacitant spray?

Mersey Tunnels Police are not currently equipped with either CS or PAVA incapacitant spray. Consideration is currently being given as to whether to issue this to officers in the future.

2) What make and model baton are they equipped with?

Officers are issued with Casco Friction Lock Expandable Batons.

I trust that this information is of interest to you.

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the right to ask for an internal review, which should be addressed to:
Mrs Julie Watling
Legal, Democratic Services & Procurement Manager
Merseytravel
PO Box 1976
Liverpool
L69 3HN
[email address]

If you are not content with the result of your internal review, you also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner, whose address is
The Information Commissioner’s Office,
Wycliffe House,
Water Lane,
Wilmslow,
Cheshire SK9 5AF
www.ico.gov.uk

Andy Henderson

Senior Information Management Officer | Merseytravel | Mann Island, PO Box 1976, Liverpool, L69 3HN
Office: 0151 330 1679 | Email: [Merseytravel request email]

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