Dear West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner,
In the overall department and within the Dangerous Dogs Unit over each of the years 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 (or the last period for which full information is held):
Of the dogs seized each year under Section 1, how many were released under the Interim Exemption Scheme?
Of the dogs seized under Section 1 each year, how many were put to sleep?
Is there a plan in place to introduce within the Crown Prosecution Service a dedicated court process which would deal specifically with dangerous dog cases and related crime? If so, by what date?
L. A. Jourdan
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Dear L A Jourdan,
Please see the attached response to your Freedom of Information Request, received on 28th January 2021.
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