Officer training re illegal Hunting and prosecutions.

Currently waiting for a response from Gloucestershire Constabulary, they should respond promptly and normally no later than (details).

Dear Gloucestershire Constabulary,
Please could you answer the following FOI questions.

What % of Police Officers - excluding Wildlife Officers - have received training to recognise illegal hunting?

What % of Wildlife Officers have received formal training to recognise illegal hunting?

Who provided this training - as in their qualifications and capacity?

How long was the training course?

Policy & Procedures:
Are officers being asked to actively monitor hunts and look for evidence of illegal activities?

Do officers monitoring hunts have to 'declare an interest' if they hunt?

Finally-
How many successful prosecutions have you secured regarding the illegal killing of foxes/hares?

Yours faithfully,

B Wray

FOI, Gloucestershire Constabulary

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