Dear West Yorkshire Police,
My questions relate to your organisational structure concerning the policing of the Hunting Act, in particular illegal foxhunting.
1. While I understand that any officer can answer a 999 or 101 call relating to illegal hunting, which section or department has the responsibility for investigating any breaches of the Hunting Act?
2. Does this section or department have any other responsibilities, and if so, what are they?
3. How many staff work in this section or department and what rank are they?
4. Does the force have any Wildlife Crime Officers and if so, how many active Wildlife Crime officers are there and where are they based?
5. Does the force have an “Aide Memoire” or any other document for officers to use when involved in a call for illegal foxhunting? If so, may we see a copy of it?
6. How many police officers are there in the force?
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