Leicestershire Police Firearms Unit Armed Response Vehicles Fleet in 2015-2020

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Dear Leicestershire Constabulary,
What type of vehicles that were used as a Armed Response Vehicles or what Armed Response Vehicles were uesd for Leicestershire Police Firearms Unit?

Model Year

Manufacturer/Make of The Police Vehicle

Model of The Police Vehicle

The Year the Police Vehicle was commissioned
Years:2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Marked or Unmarked Vehicle

If the Police Vehicle has a video camera or not (If you don't know about this information, that's OK)

Police Vehicle Body Structure
Type of Vehicle (Cars) (Coupe, Estate/Caravan/Wagon, Hatchback Liftback, Saloon/Sedan etc...)
Vans (Combi, Minibus, Panel Van) Wheelbase (Long, Medium, Short) Roof Size (High, Low, Medium or Jumbo)
Type of BMW X5: sDrive25d, xDrive30d,xDrive40d, xDrive30d xLine, xDrive40i, xDrive45e, X5 M etc..

Number of Doors on the Police Vehicle
Example: 2-Door, 3-Door, 4-Door, 5-Door, etc...

Number of that Specific Police Vehicle
Example: We had 12 2020 BMW X5 For the Leicestershire Police Firearms Unit

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

Yours faithfully,

Agnes Elong

FOI, Leicestershire Constabulary

Dear Ms Elong

I acknowledge receipt of your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

This is receiving our attention and a response will be sent to you in due course and within the specified time.


Jane Orange
Freedom of Information Officer
Information Management
Leicestershire Police
email; [Leicestershire Police request email]
Tel: 101 Ext: 3307041

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Dear FOI,
Leicestershire Police,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 sincerely,

Agnes Elong

FOI, Leicestershire Constabulary

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Good Afternoon Ms Elong,

Please find attached our response to your FOI request. Leicestershire
Police wish to apologise for the time taken to respond and acknowledge it
is over the time specified in the legislation.

I trust this has not caused you too much inconvenience


Kind Regards,


Linda Dempsey

Freedom of Information Officer

Information Management Section

Specialist Services

Leicestershire Police



mail to: [2][email address]

or [3][Leicestershire Police request email]

Tel: 101. Extn 3308035 Voice Mail 8035



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Dear FOI,
Leicestershire Police, thank you for responding to my request. I understand that you couldn't give me all the information I ask for.

Yours sincerely,

Agnes Elong