Lancashire Constabulary Firearms Unit Armed Response Vehicles

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Dear Lancashire Constabulary,
do you have other vehicles, besides 2014-2018 BMW X5 (F15) that you used as Armed Response Vehicles for the Lancashire Constabulary Firearms Unit ?
If you do, can you please give me the information of the other Armed Response Vehicles?

Details
Year Model

Make/Manufacturer

Model

Marked or Unmarked

Type of Vehicle (Cars) (Coupe, Estate/Caravan/Country Tourer/Grand Tourer/Wagon, Fastback/Grand Sport/Hatchback Liftback, Saloon/Sedan etc...)
Vans (Combi, Minibus, Panel Van) Wheelbase (Long, Medium, Short) Roof Size (High, Low, Medium or Jumbo) Number of Wheels (4,6 or 10 wheels)

Types of 2019-present BMW X5 (G05)
For Example: sDrive25d, xDrive30d, xDrive40d, xDrive30d xLine, xDrive40i, xDrive45e, X5 Metc..

Number of the Police Vehicle
For Example: We have 12 2018 BMW 5 Series Touring for the Lancashire Constabulary Firearms Unit

If Lancashire Constabulary Firearms Unit or Lancashire Constabulary in general used 2019-present BMW X5 (G05) as their Armed Response Vehicles, can your please give me the date of when did you purchase those vehicles? Date- Day, Month and Year

Part 2
When did Lancashire Constabulary had Armed Response Vehicles for the Firearms Unit? (Date or Year)
What major event led to the formation of the Lancashire Constabulary Firearms Unit or it was just because a rising number of gun crimes in the county of Lancashire?

Yours faithfully,

Agnes Elong

FOI, Lancashire Constabulary

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Dear Lancashire Constabulary,
Its has been over 20 working days and I still didn't see any response to my request. I understand that you are busy responding to other requests. Please tell me when are you able to respond to my request.

Yours faithfully,

Agnes Elong

FOI, Lancashire Constabulary

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Dear FOI,
Lancashire Constabulary, thanks for the information.

Yours sincerely,

Agnes Elong

FOI, Lancashire Constabulary

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Coronavirus pandemic, Lancashire Constabulary will prioritise those
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possible way. Again, you will be informed if this is the case.

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provides are accessible to everyone, including those with disabilities. If
you find the web-site or a document difficult to access please notify us
so that we can assist.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in
Lancashire Constabulary.

 Regards,

 FOI Team

Data Protection Office

Lancashire Constabulary Headquarters

Tel: 01772 413329/413203/412144

Email: [1][email address]

 

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Dear FOI,
Lancashire Constabulary
Thank you for responding to my request. I understand that you couldn't give me all of the information I ask for.

Yours sincerely,

Agnes Elong

FOI, Lancashire Constabulary

If you are emailing a valid Freedom of Information request please treat
this as a formal acknowledgement.

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the Act (from when Lancashire Constabulary receive a valid request).

Please note that every effort will be made to comply with the statutory
timescales in relation to your request, however, as a consequence of the
Coronavirus pandemic, Lancashire Constabulary will prioritise those
functions and services which seek to protect the public so you may
experience a delay during this extraordinary period of time.

 Please note that disclosure is subject to the information not being
exempt or containing a reference to a third party.

 Some requests may also require either full or partial transference to
another public authority in order to answer your query in the fullest
possible way. Again, you will be informed if this is the case.

 Lancashire Constabulary is committed to ensuring that all services it
provides are accessible to everyone, including those with disabilities. If
you find the web-site or a document difficult to access please notify us
so that we can assist.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in
Lancashire Constabulary.

 Regards,

 FOI Team

Data Protection Office

Lancashire Constabulary Headquarters

Tel: 01772 413329/413203/412144

Email: [1][email address]

 

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