Arrest Targets

Rob Willis made this Freedom of Information request to Derbyshire Constabulary

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Dear Derbyshire Constabulary,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 could you please provide
me with information regarding the following:

1) Does Derbyshire Constabulary or Derbyshire Police Authority or any other governing body set arrest and or prosecution targets to Police Constables in Derbyshire?
2) If so what are these arrest targets over what period of time?
3) Outside of official targets, are police constables offered any incentives or merit whatsoever for arrests made and / or prosecutions achieved?

Yours faithfully,

Rob Willis

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Yours sincerely,

Paul Hawkins
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