Allegedly "racially motivated abuse"

Adrian Doyle made this Freedom of Information request to West Midlands Police

The request was partially successful.

From: Adrian Doyle

31 January 2012

Dear West Midlands Police,

Can you please supply me with figures of arrests and prosecutions
(or cautions) regarding citizens using allegedly racist comments?

Can you please supply the number of people arrested for using the
word "Brit"?

The number of people arrested for using the word "Aussie"?

The number of people arrested for using the word "Yank"?

The number of people arrested for using the word "Kiwi"?

The number of people arrested for using the word "Paki"?

Yours faithfully,

Adrian Doyle

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West Midlands Police

1 February 2012

Dear Mr Doyle

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 

 

Thank you for your request for information, received 01/02/2012 concerning
Racially Motivated Abuse.

 

Your request is being considered and you will receive a response within
the statutory timescale of 20 working days, as defined by the Act, subject
to the application of any statutory exemptions. Where consideration is
being given to the application of any exemptions the 20 working day
timescale may be extended under the terms of the Act to a period
considered reasonable depending on the nature and circumstances of your
request. In such cases you will be notified and, where possible, a revised
time-scale will be indicated. In all cases we shall attempt to deal with
your request at the earliest opportunity.

 

There may be a fee payable for the retrieval, collation and provision of
the information requested, where the request exceeds the statutory limit.
In such cases you will be informed in writing and the 20 working day
timescale will be suspended until we receive payment from you or your
request is modified and /or reduced. If you chose not to make full payment
or modify your request then the request will remain unanswered.

 

Your request may require either full or partial transfer to another public
authority. You will be informed if your request is transferred.

 

 

 

 

Kind Regards

 

Freedom of Information Unit
Disclosure and Compliance Unit
Information Services

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From: Freedom of Information
West Midlands Police

8 February 2012

 

 

Dear Mr Doyle

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000

 

Thank you for your request for information received 01 February 2012
concerning arrests. This request has been handled under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.

 

From our preliminary assessment, we estimate that the cost of compliance
with your request is above the amount to which we are legally required to
respond, i.e. the cost of locating and retrieving the information would
exceed the appropriate costs limit under section 12 of the Freedom of
information Act 2000. For West Midlands Police, the appropriate limit is
set at £450, as prescribed by the Freedom of Information and Data
Protection (Appropriate Limit and Fees) Regulations 2004, S.I. 3244.

 

A public authority which, in relation to any request for information, is
relying on a claim that section 12 applies must, within the time for
complying with Section 1(1), give the applicant a notice stating that
fact. In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, this letter
acts as a refusal notice.

 

However rather than refusing your request outright at this stage, I would
like to explore with you how West Midlands Police may best assist you to
request relevant information which we hold. We could provide, within the
cost limit, the following information

 

We may be able to provide, within the cost limit, recorded Racially
Aggravated Offences and then search the initial incident detail for
records containing the specified words and also provide information where
the AM (Arrest Made) Special Interest Marker has been recorded.

 

Please contact me if you need assistance with this.

 

To enable us to proceed with your request I would be grateful if you could
confirm whether you wish us to provide the information outlined above.
After receiving your reply, your request will be considered and you will
receive a response within the statutory timescale of 20 working days, as
defined by the Act, subject to the application of any statutory
exemptions. If you chose not to respond then your request will remain
unanswered.

 

Your attention is drawn to your right to request a re-examination of your
case under West Midlands Police review procedure, which can be found at:

 

http://www.west-midlands.police.uk/pdf/F...

 

Please note that such an appeal must be received within six months of the
date of this correspondence.

 

If you require any further information, then please do not hesitate to
contact me.

 

 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

 

Susan Brown

Freedom of Information Unit

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From: Adrian Doyle

8 February 2012

Dear Susan Brown,

Thank you very much for replying to me.

The main crux of my question is, has anybody EVER been arrested for
using the words "Brits", "Yanks", "Kiwis" or "Aussies"?

How about "Pakis"? Same origin of the contraction of ethnicity.

As an I.T. consultant I know it would not be very difficult to
filter a database search of your so-called "racially aggravated"
offences to supply the answer.

Best wishes,

Adrian Doyle

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From: Freedom of Information
West Midlands Police

16 February 2012

Dear Mr Doyle

Could you please confirm as to whether you wish to accept our response to provide the information, as specified below as per our response, that can be provided within the cost limit and wish for us to proceed or do you wish for your email to be dealt with as an internal review of our response?

'We may be able to provide, within the cost limit, recorded Racially Aggravated Offences and then search the initial incident detail for records containing the specified words and also provide information where the AM (Arrest Made) Special Interest Marker has been recorded.'

Yours sincerely

Susan Brown
Freedom of Information Unit
Information Services
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From: Adrian Doyle [[FOI #104277 email]]
Sent: 08 February 2012 20:19
To: Freedom of Information
Subject: Re: Freedom of Information request - Allegedly "racially motivated abuse"

Dear Susan Brown,

Thank you very much for replying to me.

The main crux of my question is, has anybody EVER been arrested for
using the words "Brits", "Yanks", "Kiwis" or "Aussies"?

How about "Pakis"? Same origin of the contraction of ethnicity.

As an I.T. consultant I know it would not be very difficult to
filter a database search of your so-called "racially aggravated"
offences to supply the answer.

Best wishes,

Adrian Doyle

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From: Adrian Doyle

1 April 2012

Dear Freedom of Information,

You have exceeded the allowed time to reply. I will be taking this
further.

Yours sincerely,

Adrian Doyle

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From: Freedom of Information
West Midlands Police

2 April 2012

Mr Doyle

You were provided with a response on 08 February 2012, which outlined what could be provided within the 'appropriate limit' defined within the FOI Act.

You sent a response, received 09 February, which was not clear on whether you accepted the offer of information outlined in our response on the 08 February.

My colleague, Susan Brown, asked you to clarify the situation in an email dated 16 February.

You did not respond to that email.

However, I will treat your email below as a request for West Midlands Police to review its response to your request for information.

The review will be conducted by a person independent of the original decision in accordance with the West Midlands Police review procedure. Every effort will be made to have a response to you by 02 May 2012. However, if it becomes clear that the review will not be completed by this date you will be advised.

Thank you

Carl Bird
Freedom of Information Unit
Information Services
Tel: 0345 113 5000
exts:
7630 6781
7630 6260
7630 6110

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From: Freedom of Information
West Midlands Police

30 April 2012

Dear Mr Doyle

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST REFERENCE No: 302/12

 

Thank you for your email received 01 April 2012 which we have interpreted
as a request for West Midlands Police to review its response to your
request for information concerning arrests.

 

The chronology of events is as follows:

 

1) On 31 January 2012 we received your request for information for the
number of people arrested for the use of 5 specified words.

 

2) On 08 February 2012 West Midlands Police replied stating that a search
for these specific terms across all of our data would exceed the
appropriate limit. That response outlined what data could be provided
within the cost limit.

 

3) On 08 February 2012 you replied.  The nature of your response meant
that it was not clear whether you accepted the offer, or whether you
wished for us to review our response.

 

4) On 16 February West Midlands Police replied asking you to confirm
whether you wanted us to search our databases in the manner described.

 

5) On 01 April 2012 you sent an email which stated that we had exceeded
the 20 working day time scale.

 

6) On 02 April 2012, I responded stating that we would take the email of
01 April 2012 as a request for Internal Review.

 

A review has now been conducted and the decision is upheld for the
following reasons:

 

The email on 08 February stated how we could search our databases and what
could be provided within the appropriate limit. While I believe that it is
possible for this email to be classed as a request for clarification the
outcome is the same. Until you have agreed that what we can offer would
satisfy your request we are not obliged to continue processing your
request.

 

In addition I note that you have not specified a timescale for the
requested data (e.g. data for 2011).  Therefore should you wish to
continue processing your request please respond to our email of 08
February 2012 and also specify the time period required (please note that
our database contains reliable data for this type of offence back to April
2000).

 

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have
the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: Information
Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9
5AF

 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

Carl Bird

Freedom of Information Unit

 

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From: Adrian Doyle

2 May 2012

Dear West Midlands Police,

Thank you very much for your reply and "Chronology of events".

To clarify; I request the numbers of people who have been arrested
for using the terms "Brit", "Aussie", "Yank", "Kiwi" and "paki" if
any. I would like the numbers available from as early as possible
please.

This would relate to charges or cautions classed as "racially
motivated or aggravated".

I would appreciate it if you could simply list the number of people
who were arrested/cautioned for referring to another person as:

A. BRIT
B. AUSSIE
C. YANK
D. KIWI
E. paki

In no particular order, obviously.

Yours faithfully,

Adrian Doyle

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West Midlands Police

9 May 2012

Dear Mr Doyle

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 

 

Thank you for your request for information, received 03/05/2012 concerning
Allegedly Racially Motivated Abuse.

 

Your request is being considered and you will receive a response within
the statutory timescale of 20 working days, as defined by the Act, subject
to the application of any statutory exemptions. Where consideration is
being given to the application of any exemptions the 20 working day
timescale may be extended under the terms of the Act to a period
considered reasonable depending on the nature and circumstances of your
request. In such cases you will be notified and, where possible, a revised
time-scale will be indicated. In all cases we shall attempt to deal with
your request at the earliest opportunity.

 

There may be a fee payable for the retrieval, collation and provision of
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In such cases you will be informed in writing and the 20 working day
timescale will be suspended until we receive payment from you or your
request is modified and /or reduced. If you chose not to make full payment
or modify your request then the request will remain unanswered.

 

Your request may require either full or partial transfer to another public
authority. You will be informed if your request is transferred.

 

 

 

Kind Regards

 

Freedom of Information Unit

Information Services

Tel: 0345 113 5000

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7630 6781

7630 6260

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From: Adrian Doyle

9 May 2012

Dear Freedom of Information,

Thank you very much. I eagerly await the information.

Yours sincerely,

Adrian Doyle

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West Midlands Police

22 October 2012

Dear Mr Doyle

 

I write to advise you that, due to staff abstractions and restructuring,
the Freedom of Information Unit has been short staffed for several months
resulting in a substantial backlog. Regrettably, one of the delayed
requests is yours for which I apologise.

The force is attempting to provide a long term solution to this problem
and in the interim we are looking at the outstanding requests to see how
we can best direct the limited resources we currently have.

We appreciate that some requests may no longer be relevant so I would
therefore like to clarify whether you still require the information you
have asked for?

If you confirm you still require this information, it will retain its
position in the work queue and be processed accordingly.

If we do not hear from you in the next 20 days, we will presume you no
longer require this information and the request will be closed.

Thank you for your assistance and please be assured of our continued
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Kind regards

 

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22 October 2012

Dear Mr Doyle

 

I write to advise you that, due to staff abstractions and restructuring,
the Freedom of Information Unit has been short staffed for several months
resulting in a substantial backlog. Regrettably, one of the delayed
requests is yours for which I apologise.

The force is attempting to provide a long term solution to this problem
and in the interim we are looking at the outstanding requests to see how
we can best direct the limited resources we currently have.

We appreciate that some requests may no longer be relevant so I would
therefore like to clarify whether you still require the information you
have asked for?

If you confirm you still require this information, it will retain its
position in the work queue and be processed accordingly.

If we do not hear from you in the next 20 days, we will presume you no
longer require this information and the request will be closed.

Thank you for your assistance and please be assured of our continued
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Kind regards

 

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7630 6781

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From: Adrian Doyle

22 October 2012

Dear Freedom of Information,

I do still request the information.

You will be reported for the delay in responding to my request.

Yours sincerely,

Adrian Doyle

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Dear Mr Doyle

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000

 

 

Your request for information and subsequent clarification, received 02 May
2012 concerning recorded crime offences has now been considered.

 

Please find attached our response and I apologise for its late delivery

 

Your attention is drawn to your right to request a re-examination of your
case under West Midlands Police review procedure, which can be found at:

 

http://www.west-midlands.police.uk/pdf/F...

 

Please note that such an appeal must be received within six months of the
date of this correspondence.

 

If you require any further information, then please do not hesitate to
contact me.

 

 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

Susan Brown

Freedom of Information Unit

 

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From: Adrian Doyle

29 October 2012

Dear Susan Brown,

Thank you very much for your reply. You have totally missed the
original question though. I asked for a breakdown of the "words"
which caused the intervention. I will make it easy for you. Has
anybody EVER been arrested, cautioned or otherwise for using the
words "Brit", "Aussie", "Yank" or "Kiwi"? If not, I can only assume
that for some reason the figures you sent me relate to the word
"Paki". Please respond.

Yours sincerely,

Adrian Doyle

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From: Freedom of Information
West Midlands Police

31 October 2012

Dear Mr Doyle,

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST REFERENCE No 1172/12

 

We acknowledge receipt of your email, received 30 October 2012, requesting
West Midlands Police to review its response to your request for
information.

 

The review will be conducted by a person independent of the original
decision in accordance with the West Midlands Police review procedure.
Every effort will be made to have a response to you by 27 November 2012.
However, if it becomes clear that the review will not be completed by this
date you will be advised.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Freedom of Information Unit

Information Services

Tel: 0345 113 5000

 

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From: Freedom of Information
West Midlands Police

9 November 2012

Dear Mr Doyle

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST REFERENCE No:

 

Thank you for your email received 29 October 2012, which we have taken as
a request for internal review concerning arrests for the use of racist
language.

 

I can confirm that the data you have received relate only to the offensive
term you use. That is, none of the data that was provided relate to the
use of the terms ‘Brit’, ‘Aussie’, ‘Yank’ or ‘Kiwi’. I cannot, of course,
comment on anything but the data that has been provided.

 

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have
the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: Information
Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9
5AF

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

Carl Bird

Freedom of Information Unit

 

 

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or confidential information. If received in error, please notify the
originator immediately. Any unauthorised use, disclosure, copying or
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Midlands Police. All West Midlands Police email activity is monitored for
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responsibility is accepted by West Midlands Police for any loss or damage
arising in any way from the receipt or use of this email.

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From: Adrian Doyle

9 November 2012

Dear Freedom of Information,

Thank you for your reply. Please consider this now closed.

I will make further inquiries as to why "Brit" is not deemed
"racist", but "Paki" is, same contraction of nationality.

Yours sincerely,

Adrian Doyle

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