Arrest and cautions for animal welfare offences

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Dear Sussex Police,

(a) Please provide the amount of cautions you have issued for offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 in the past five years.

(b) Please provide the amount of arrests for offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 in the past five years.

(b) (question) Would you be able to provide the District in which these cautions were issued?

(c) (question) Should I contact the Crown Prosecution Service for statistics on proscutions undertaken in relation to animal welfare?

Yours faithfully,

Jake Knight

Sussex Police

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