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Dear West Midlands Police,

1) is it acceptable behaviour for uk police to trespass into peoples private house without a court warrant of entry?

2) is entry into peoples house/property generic without a court warrant throughout the uk?

3) is using a mobile phone in public, a generic criminal offence if the conversation is overheard by people passing by?

4) do generic uk police constabularies use/preside statutes/acts of parliament over common law and by who's authority?

5) are all uk police constabularies corporate businesses and who instigated the privatisation?

6) is it common practice throughout the uk police to place handcuffs behind peoples back and put them in police cars with seat belts on?

7) is it common practice for uk police to delete body camera recordings from police and under what circumstance would this be allowed and by who's authority?

Kind regards,

peter and associates.

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Dear Mr Danby

 

FOI Request Reference: 22316/18

 

Thank you for your request for information, received 29/11/2018.

 

REQUEST

 

1) is it acceptable behaviour for uk police to trespass into peoples
private house without a court warrant of entry?

 

2) is entry into peoples house/property generic without a court warrant
throughout the uk?

 

3) is using a mobile phone in public, a generic criminal offence if the
conversation is overheard by people passing by?

 

4) do generic uk police constabularies use/preside statutes/acts of
parliament over common law and by who's authority?

 

5) are all uk police constabularies corporate businesses and who
instigated the privatisation?

 

6) is it common practice throughout the uk police to place handcuffs
behind peoples back and put them in police cars with seat belts on?

 

7) is it common practice for uk police to delete body camera recordings
from police and under what circumstance would this be allowed and by who's
authority?

 

 

RESPONSE

 

I am writing to inform you that we have searched our records and the
information you requested is not held by West Midlands Police.  Your
request is asking for opinion regarding UK Police forces and is not asking
for recorded information.  We can only respond to requests regarding
recorded information held by West Midlands Police.  You may wish to
re-word your request to ask for recorded information.

 

In relation to question 7 you may find the following policy helpful:

 

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dear west midlands police,

please pass this on to the person who conducts freedom of Information reviews.

i am writing to request an internal review of west midlands police's handling of my FOI request 'continuity in policing"'.

the questions put to you are generic, they may or not be opinions as we will find out in due coarse west midlands police. in the interim time i would like a internal review.

a full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/c...

kind regards,

peter and associates

Freedom of Information,

Dear Mr Danby

 

FOI Request Reference: 23160/18

 

I acknowledge receipt of your correspondence, received 17/12/2018,
requesting West Midlands Police to review its response to your request for
information concerning request reference: 22316/18

 

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 within 20 working
days. However, if it becomes clear that the review will not be completed
by this date you will be advised.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Justine Barrett

Disclosure Officer  

Freedom of Information Unit  

West Midlands Police

 

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Dear Justine Barrett,

Who is the person doing the internal review, a full name would suffice and in what capacity do you say they will be independent please.

kind regards,

peter and associates

Freedom of Information,

Dear Mr Danby,

I will be conducting the internal review. I was not involved in the decision making for the original response.

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Freedom of Information Unit
West Midlands Police

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Dear Justine Barrett,

this FOI request is overdue by legislation and requires you to reply as soon as possible.

kind regards,

peter and associates.

Freedom of Information,

Dear Mr Danby

 

FOI Internal Review Reference: 023160/18

 

Thank you for your correspondence, received 17/12/2018 where you requested
West Midlands Police to review its response to your request for
information.

 

REQUEST

 

1) is it acceptable behaviour for uk police to trespass into peoples
private house without a court warrant of entry?

 

2) is entry into peoples house/property generic without a court warrant
throughout the uk?

 

3) is using a mobile phone in public, a generic criminal offence if the
conversation is overheard by people passing by?

 

4) do generic uk police constabularies use/preside statutes/acts of
parliament over common law and by who's authority?

 

5) are all uk police constabularies corporate businesses and who
instigated the privatisation?

 

6) is it common practice throughout the uk police to place handcuffs
behind peoples back and put them in police cars with seat belts on?

 

7) is it common practice for uk police to delete body camera recordings
from police and under what circumstance would this be allowed and by who's
authority?

 

RESPONSE

 

I have reviewed the original decision. Please find below my response.

 

I am writing to inform you that we have searched our records and the
information you requested is not held by West Midlands Police. Your
request asks for information relating to all UK police forces.

 

However, in order to assist, we could conduct a search for relevant
information to your request with regard to West Midlands Police.

 

Please confirm if you wish for us to proceed with the above search.

 

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

 

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

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Justine Barrett

Disclosure Officer  

Freedom of Information Unit  

West Midlands Police

 

Tel: 101 ext 801 2068

 

Contact us on 999 in an emergency or for all other matters please
visit [1]WMPolice Online

Sign-up for neighbourhood policing alerts at [2]www.wmnow.co.uk

Follow us on social media

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[4]www.facebook.com/westmidlandspolice

[5]www.youtube.com/westmidlandspolice

[6]View all of our social media links

 

Preventing crime, protecting the public and helping those in need.

 

 

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Dear Justine Barrett,

you certainly can look into this foi request with due diligence for the answers, as i fail to see why you do not accept that their is no consistency with UK policing".

yours sincerely,

peter & associates

Dear Justine Barrett,

when will you be replying to this FOI request?

kind regards,

peter & associates

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for any reason you will be notified as soon as possible.
 
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you should make a subject access request to the Data Protection Unit.  You
can do this by completing a WA162 form, which is available on the West
Midlands Police website.  Search the West Midlands Police website for
'Subject Access' or go directly to this page:
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Dear Mr Danby

 

FOI Request Reference: 001570/19

 

Thank you for your request for information, received 19/01/2019

 

REQUEST

 

you certainly can look into this foi request with due diligence for the
answers, as i fail to see why you do not accept that their is no
consistency with UK policing".

 

Offer:

However, in order to assist, we could conduct a search for relevant
information to your request with regard to West Midlands Police.

 

1) is it acceptable behaviour for uk police to trespass into peoples 
private house without a court warrant of entry?

 

2) is entry into peoples house/property generic without a court warrant 
throughout the uk?

 

3) is using a mobile phone in public, a generic criminal offence if the 
conversation is overheard by people passing by?

 

4) do generic uk police constabularies use/preside statutes/acts of 
parliament over common law and by who's authority?

 

5) are all uk police constabularies corporate businesses and who 
instigated the privatisation?

 

6) is it common practice throughout the uk police to place handcuffs 
behind peoples back and put them in police cars with seat belts on?

 

7) is it common practice for uk police to delete body camera recordings 
from police and under what circumstance would this be allowed and by
who's  authority?

 

RESPONSE

 

Please find attached our response.

 

As recommended as good practice by the Information Commissioner’s Office a
version of this response may be published on the West Midlands Police
website.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

For further information and data on West Midlands Police see our
publication scheme and disclosure log

 

[1]http://foi.west-midlands.police.uk/

 

RIGHT OF APPEAL

 

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:

 

[2]http://foi.west-midlands.police.uk/revie...

 

Please note that such an appeal must be received within 40 working days of
the date of this correspondence. Any such request received after this time
will only be considered at the discretion of the FOI Unit.

 

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

 

Yours sincerely,

Justine Barrett | Freedom of Information Officer
Corporate Communications | West Midlands Police
T: 101 (ext. 801 2068) |

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Dear Justine Barrett,

sending me to a West Midlands Police link does not answer my questions, i fail to see that you have answered my questions.

regards,

peter & associates.

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Dear Mr Danby,

I am slightly confused by your email.

My response to your request was on the PDF attachment (1570_Attachment) and did not contain any links to our website.

I have attached this PDF again for your reference.

Yours sincerely,

Justine Barrett | Freedom of Information Officer
Corporate Communications | West Midlands Police
T: 101 (ext. 801 2068) |
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