Police helicopters targeted by laser pens

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Dear Greater Manchester Police,

Please provide information relating to how many times police helicopter crews have reported being targeted by laser pens.

Include a monthly breakdown of relevant incidents from January 2012 up until the most recent date the data is available.

Many thanks,

Yours faithfully,

Mr Illingworth

Greater Manchester Police

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From: Mr Illingworth <[FOI #207381 email]>
To: FOI requests at Greater Manchester Police
<[Greater Manchester Police request email]>
Date: 15/04/2014 16:59
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Police helicopters targeted by
laser pens

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Dear Greater Manchester Police,

Please provide information relating to how many times police helicopter
crews have reported being targeted by laser pens.

Include a monthly breakdown of relevant incidents from January 2012 up
until the most recent date the data is available.

Many thanks,

Yours faithfully,

Mr Illingworth

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Dear Mr Illingworth

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Could you please re-send,

Yours faithfully,

Mr Illingworth

Greater Manchester Police

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Dear Mr Illingworth

As requested another copy is attached.

Regards

Philip Humphreys
Information Compliance & Records Management Unit
Information Services Branch
Greater Manchester Police
Tel 0161 856 2529
Follow us on Twitter @gmpolice

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For the latest news and information about your Neighbourhood Policing Team visit www.gmp.police.uk. You can also follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/gmpolice or find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/GtrManchesterPolice , Flickr: www.flickr.com/gmpolice1 or YouTube: www.youtube.com/gmpolice

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