Frequency and duration of 'Released under Investigation'

Paul Perrin made this Freedom of Information request to Sussex Police

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Dear Sussex Police,

Due to unreasonable delays between arresting and charging suspects the police have been given the option of alowing arrested individuals to be 'released undeer investigation' rather than released on bail.

Since this option has been open to your force, I would like to know how many suspects have been 'Released under Investigation' a breakdown of the offences they are suspected of , the length of time between arrest and a charge/no charge decision, and the duration of investigations still open.

Ideally, for each month since this option has been available I would like to know how many suspects were 'Released under Investigation', the eventual duration of the release (before charge/no-charge) and the number still open (as of the date of this request)

I do not known how you hold this information, so if there are any issues about providing it do contact me ASAP to identify what you can provide.

Yours faithfully,

Paul Perrin

Dear Sussex Police,

Yet again Sussex Police fall in their legal ditty to handle information requests. It is hard to believe you are even trying.

So let's go for yet another internal review eh?

Yours faithfully,

Paul Perrin

Sussex Police

Dear Mr Perrin

Thank you for your email which has been passed to the Force Information Manager for a review.


Roger Brace

FOI Officer - Sussex Police

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Complaint sent to information commissioner - about this and two other long over due FoI requests to sussex police.

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