Misusing police resources (and position) to harass/stitch-up members of the public

H J Wilson made this Freedom of Information request to Staffordshire Police

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Dear Staffordshire Police,

1) What measures are in place to prevent officers abusing their position by committing police resources to harass/stitch-up etc., members of the public who have got on the wrong side of officers serving with Staffordshire police, for example, by exposing corruption/misconduct?

2) What position of seniority would an officer serving with Staffordshire police need to hold for it to be feasible for him/her to be successful in carrying out this kind of abuse?

Yours faithfully,

H J Wilson

Staffordshire Police

Thank you for your FOI request.  You will receive a response in due
course.
Kind regards
Julie Ferrie
Central Disclosure Unit
Staffordshire Police

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Dear H J Wilson,

 

Please see attached response to your Freedom of Information request.

 

Regards

 

Julie Ferrie

 

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Central Disclosure Unit

Staffordshire Police HQ

P.O. Box 3167

Stafford

ST16 9JZ

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Dear Freedom of Information,

I kind of see your point about part of my request so i'll reword the second element. What level of seniority/rank would a police officer serving with the force need to hold to have the authority (if he/she so wished) to delegate subordinate police officers to carry out a regime of unwarranted harassment to an individual against whom the officer holds a grudge.

Yours sincerely,

H J Wilson

Staffordshire Police

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. You shall receive a
response in due course.
Kind Regards
Darius Sanghori
Freedom of Information
Central Disclosure Unit
Staffordshire Police

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Dear Mr Wilson,

 

Please find attached the response to your Freedom of Information request.

 

Kind Regards,

 

Roger Randle

Central Disclosure Unit

Staffordshire Police HQ

PO BOX 3167

Staffordshire Police

ST16 9JZ

T: Switchboard 101

T: Direct Dial 01785 232195

E: [1][Staffordshire Police request email]

 

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Dear Staffordshire Police,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Staffordshire Police's handling of my FOI request 'Misusing police resources (and position) to harass/stitch-up members of the public'.

I have not made unfounded accusations against the force that such activity routinely takes place and actually forms part of official policy or procedure, in fact I have made no accusations that such activity routinely takes place and actually forms part of official policy or procedure.

I asked for the what level of seniority/rank a police officer serving with the force would need to hold to have the authority (if he/she so wished) to delegate subordinate police officers to carry out a regime of unwarranted harassment to an individual against whom the officer holds a grudge. This is not an accusation of any kind.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/m...

Yours faithfully,

H J Wilson

Staffordshire Police

Thank you for your FOI request.  You will receive a response in due
course.
Regards
Tracey Brindley
Freedom of Information Decision Maker
Central Disclosure Unit
Staffordshire Police HQ
PO Box 3167
Stafford
ST16 9JZ
T:  Switchboard 101
T:  Direct dial 01785 232195
E:  [Staffordshire Police request email]

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Dear Mr/Ms Wilson

 

Please see attached response to your Freedom of Information request.

 

Regards

 

Tracey Brindley

Freedom of Information Decision Maker

Central Disclosure Unit

Staffordshire Police HQ

PO Box 3167

Stafford

ST16 9JZ

T:  Switchboard 101

E:  [1][Staffordshire Police request email]

 

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