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Firearms information

Emily made this Freedom of Information request to South Wales Police

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Dear South Wales Police,

I would appreciate it if you could provide any information on the following:

1- How many South Wales police officers are issued with:
a) Firearms
b) Tasers

2- How many times have A firearms and B tasers been drawn?

3- How many times have A firearms and B tasers been fired?

4- How many more officers are currently set to be trained/ licensed to carry a firearm and/or a taser?

Yours faithfully,

Anonymous individual

South Wales Police

Diolch am gysylltu â'r Tîm Rhyddid Gwybodaeth (FOI) yn Heddlu De Cymru.
Mae'r neges hon i gadarnhau ein bod wedi derbyn eich gohebiaeth. Peidiwch
ag ymateb i'r e-bost hwn.

 

Thank you for contacting the Freedom of Information Team (FOI) at South
Wales Police.  This message is to confirm that we have received your
correspondence. Please do not reply to this email.

Ydych chi angen siarad gyda'r heddlu ond nad oes angen ymateb brys arnoch?
Ffoniwch 101… Gellir defnyddio'r rhif i roi gwybod am achos nad yw'n un
brys i unrhyw heddlu yng Nghymru a Lloegr.

Mewn argyfwng, ffoniwch 999 bob amser.

 

Do you need to speak to police but don't require an emergency response?
Call 101… The number can be used to report a non-emergency to any force in
Wales and England.

In an emergency, always dial 999.

Mae Heddlu De Cymru yn croesawu derbyn gohebiaeth yn Gymraeg a Saesneg.
Byddwn yn ateb gohebiaeth a dderbynnir yn Gymraeg yn Gymraeg ac ni fydd
gohebu yn Gymraeg yn arwain at oedi.

South Wales Police welcomes receiving correspondence in Welsh and English.
Any correspondence received in Welsh will be answered in Welsh and
corresponding in Welsh will not lead to a delay in responding.

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South Wales Police

Good afternoon,

 

I write in connection with your request for information regarding firearms
and tasers.

 

Section 8 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act) sets out what
constitutes a request for information under the Act. A request must be:

o Submitted in writing
o State the name of the applicant and an address for correspondence
o And describes the information requested

 

We have considered your submission and have concluded that your request is
not valid under Section 8 of the Freedom of Information Act, as the
request does not state a name.

 

Please can you provide us with your full name in order for us to process
your request?

 

Should you have any queries and wish to contact us by e-mail, please do so
using the mail box [1][South Wales Police request email].

 

Kind regards,

 

 

Freedom of Information Team

Data Management Unit & Disclosure Unit/Rheoli Data ac Uned Datgelu

South Wales Police HQ/Pencadlys yr Heddlu

Cowbridge Road/Heol y Bont-Faen

Bridgend/Penybont ar Ogwr

CF31 3SU

DD Telephone/Telliffon 01656 303444

E-mail/E-bost: [2][email address]

 

 

 

 

 

Ydych chi angen siarad gyda'r heddlu ond nad oes angen ymateb brys arnoch?
Ffoniwch 101 Gellir defnyddio'r rhif i roi gwybod am achos nad yw'n un
brys i unrhyw heddlu yng Nghymru a Lloegr.

Mewn argyfwng, ffoniwch 999 bob amser.

 

Do you need to speak to police but don't require an emergency response?
Call 101 The number can be used to report a non-emergency to any force in
Wales and England.

In an emergency, always dial 999.

Mae Heddlu De Cymru yn croesawu derbyn gohebiaeth yn Gymraeg a Saesneg.
Byddwn yn ateb gohebiaeth a dderbynnir yn Gymraeg yn Gymraeg ac ni fydd
gohebu yn Gymraeg yn arwain at oedi.

South Wales Police welcomes receiving correspondence in Welsh and English.
Any correspondence received in Welsh will be answered in Welsh and
corresponding in Welsh will not lead to a delay in responding.

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