PACE Extensions

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Dear West Mercia Police,

Please can you provide a breakdown, per year, for the past ten years of how many extensions (and if possible the grant period in hours) were granted by a Superintendent in all of your force custody sites to keep someone longer than 24 but less than 36 hours in custody as per S.42 of PACE.

Yours faithfully,

A T Jones

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Dear Mr Jones




I write in connection with your request for West Mercia Police information
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