Media Release Policy MOD Police

J Fletcher made this Freedom of Information request to Ministry of Defence Police

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Dear Ministry of Defence Police,

Could you please provide me with the policy and guidance for the MOD Police making media statements and the release of information of individual cases to the media.


1. What information regarding an investigation would be deemed releasable and how is authority given for media statements/interviews etc?

2.What guidance is given to Officers prior to statements, question and answer sessions during TV/Radio or other interviews are given?

2.What information type would not be released to the media?

3. When would information be released to the media and why? Aims and objectives of media releases etc...

Yours faithfully,

J Fletcher

MDP-Sec-DPO (Harney, Ronald Mr),

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Ron Harney

Data Protection Officer & Freedom of Information Manager

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