Dear Warwickshire Police,

As part of ongoing data sharing protocols, incidents stored either on a log or the Force Crime System (FCS) relating to slavery and human trafficking are shared with the Home Office for reporting purposes.

Please provide the number of incident reports logged by your constabulary under the following opening codes between the periods of 1 June 2019 and September 31 2019.

N200/01 - NRM referral pending reasonable grounds decision
N200/02 – NRM referral negative reasonable grounds decision
N200/03 – NRM referral - Duty to notify only
N200/04 – NRM referral – Positive reasonable Grounds/Police Referral – Outside England and Wales
N200/05 – NRM referral – Negative reasonable Grounds – Outside England/Wales
N200/06 –NRM referral – transferred to another force in England and Wales

Please note that logged incidents should not be omitted on the basis of their eventual recording status. This request is for incident reports that fit the above criteria, which may or may not eventually be recorded.

Kind regards,
M Esslemont

@ Freedom of Information, Warwickshire Police

 
Dear Sir or Madam
 
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REFERENCE NO: Warwickshire Police 12764
 
I write in connection with your request for Warwickshire Police
information which was dated and received on 14th October 2019.
 
Your request will now be considered in accordance with the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 (the Act). 
 
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Yours sincerely
 
 
Information Compliance Administrator
Information Compliance Unit
 
DD 01905 331545 (Ext. 2545)
 
 
 

Dear Freedom of Information,

I wish to raise a time complaint for FOI 12764 which is now delayed. Please note that I will withdraw this complaint upon provision of the requested data.

I'd also like to clarify that I require the number of cases separately, according to each individual opening code outlined, rather than one amalgamated figure. If you have any other requests for clarification please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Yours sincerely,
M Esslemont

Harris,Sabina 4959, Warwickshire Police

 
Dear Sir or Madam
 
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REFERENCE NO: 12764
 
I write in connection with your request for information which was received
on 14^th October 2019. Please find below the response to your request:
 
As part of ongoing data sharing protocols, incidents stored either on a
log or the Force Crime System (FCS) relating to slavery and human
trafficking are shared with the Home Office for reporting purposes.
 
Please provide the number of incident reports logged by your constabulary
under the following opening codes between the periods of 1 June 2019 and
September 31 2019.
 
N200/01 - NRM referral pending reasonable grounds decision
N200/02 – NRM referral negative reasonable grounds decision
N200/03 – NRM referral - Duty to notify only
N200/04 – NRM referral – Positive reasonable Grounds/Police Referral –
Outside England and Wales
N200/05 – NRM referral – Negative reasonable Grounds – Outside
England/Wales
N200/06 –NRM referral – transferred to another force in England and Wales
 
Please note that logged incidents should not be omitted on the basis of
their eventual recording status. This request is for incident reports that
fit the above criteria, which may or may not eventually be
recorded.            
 
Reply:-
Firstly, I apologise for the delay in responding to your request.  I can
now confirm that your request has been processed and the Warwickshire
Police response is set out below.
 

Initial Incident Classification Count of Incidents
N200/1 10
Grand Total 10

 
 
Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided is as
accurate as possible
Your attention is drawn to the below which details your right of
complaint.
Should you have any further enquiries concerning this matter, please write
or telephone the Information Compliance Unit quoting the reference number
above.
Yours sincerely
 
 
Sabina Harris
Information Compliance Unit
Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police
First Floor
Rugby Police Station
Newbold Road
Rugby
Warwickshire
CV21 2DH
 
Warwickshire Police in complying with their statutory duty under sections
1 and 11 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to release the enclosed
information will not breach the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. 
However, the rights of the copyright owner of the enclosed information
will continue to be protected by law.  Applications for the copyright
owner’s written permission to reproduce any part of the attached
information should be addressed to The Force Solicitor, West Mercia Police
Headquarters, PO Box 55, Hindlip, Worcester, WR3 8SP.
 
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