Compensation for wrongful arrest

N Newson made this Freedom of Information request to Sussex Police

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Dear Sir or Madam,

Please could you tell me how many cases of compensation you have settled in each of the last three financial years (06/07), (07/08) and (08/09) where a payment has been made to an individual who as all or part of his or her claim has alleged wrongful arrest? What was the total value of the compensation payouts in relation to these cases in each of the three financial years

Yours faithfully,

N Newson

Sussex Police

Our Ref FOI 325/09

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dennis fallon left an annotation ()

Good prompt reply from FOI Officer T.Mahoney.
2006/2007, 2 cases total comp £1280,2007/2008 3 cases total compo £5345,2008/2009 zero cases.