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Dear Kent Police,
1) How many firearm licence holders in force area currently?

2) How many shotgun certificate holders in force area currently,,?

3) How many applications for a firearm or shotgun have been rejected?

4) Scotland only for this question. How many air rifle licences been issued since introduction of legislation? How many applications been refused?

5) What is your force policy if a license holder dies and spouse and such having no authority to be in possession? Last thing they are thinking. Does your licence team have guidelines if so publish please

Yours faithfully,

John Brown

Freedom of Information Kent, Kent Police

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Dear Mr Brown,

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST 20/02/0235

 

Thank you for your request received by Kent Police on 7^th February 2020 I
note you seek access, in summary, to information relating to:

 

Firearms Licensing.

 

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Dear Mr Brown,

 

With reference to the Freedom of Information request that we received from
you on 7^th February 2020 please find attached the response letter.

 

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Yours sincerely,

Adam Staden

Freedom of Information Assistant

Information Security and Governance

Kent Police

 

 

 

 

 

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