Data on use of powers in regard to Domestic Violence

Duncan Kerr made this Freedom of Information request to West Mercia Police

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Dear West Mercia Police,

1. How many successful prosecutions there has been for coercive control and for stalking in Shropshire and in West Mercia each year since 2012?
2. Over the last 5 years what have been the number of reports of DV crimes and incidents, and for DV prosecutions and convictions in Shropshire and West Mercia?
3. What progress has been made in the re-establishment of DV courts in Shropshire?
4. How many DVPN and DVPO have been served or obtained each year for the past 5 years for Shropshire and in West Mercia?

Yours faithfully,

Duncan Kerr

Information Compliance West Mercia, West Mercia Police

 
 
Dear Mr Kerr
 
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REFERENCE NO: 9611
 
I write in connection with your request for West Mercia Police information
which was dated and received on 26th April 2018.
 
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Sue Cale
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Information Compliance Unit
Warwickshire Police & West Mercia Police
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[1]Putting Victims FirstPutting Victims First
Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police are committed to providing the
best possible service to our communities and putting victims at the heart
of everything we do.

For information on services and support given to our victims by us and our
criminal justice partners visit our websites:

Warwickshire Police: [2]www.warwickshire.police.uk/puttingvictimsfirst
West Mercia Police: [3]www.westmercia.police.uk/puttingvictimsfirst

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Information Compliance West Mercia, West Mercia Police

 
 
Dear Mr Kerr
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REFERENCE NO: 9611
I write in connection with your request for information received on 26th
April 2018.
In order to be able to respond to your request I require further
information from you. Please would you clarify Q3 of your request - What
do you mean by the 'progress' made in the 're-establishment' of 'DV
Courts'?
After receiving your reply, your request will then be considered and you
will receive the information requested within the statutory timescale of
20 working days as defined by the Freedom of Information Act 2000, subject
to the information not being exempt or containing a reference to a third
party.
However, if the requested additional information has not been received by
25th May  2018 I will assume you no longer wish to proceed with this
request and will treat it as withdrawn.
There may be a fee payable for the retrieval, collation and provision of
the information you request. If this is the case you will be informed and
the 20 working day timescale will be suspended until we receive payment
from you. If you chose not to make a payment then your request will remain
unanswered.
Should you have any further enquiries concerning this matter, please write
or telephone the Information Compliance Unit quoting the reference number
above.
Yours sincerely
 
 
Sue Cale
Information Compliance Administrator
Information Compliance Unit
Warwickshire Police & West Mercia Police
P O Box 55
Hindlip  WR3 8SP
 
DD 01905 331545 (Ext. 2545)
[email address]
 
 
 
 

[1]Putting Victims FirstPutting Victims First
Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police are committed to providing the
best possible service to our communities and putting victims at the heart
of everything we do.

For information on services and support given to our victims by us and our
criminal justice partners visit our websites:

Warwickshire Police: [2]www.warwickshire.police.uk/puttingvictimsfirst
West Mercia Police: [3]www.westmercia.police.uk/puttingvictimsfirst

References

Visible links
2. https://www.warwickshire.police.uk/putti...
3. http://www.westmercia.police.uk/puttingv...

Dear Information Compliance West Mercia,
Thank you for the reply, it is stated in the Shropshire multi agency DV strategy that the force, amongst others, is seeking to re-establish domestic abuse courts, I am asking what steps and progress you have made in this regard

Yours sincerely,

Duncan Kerr