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Rob Willis made this Freedom of Information request to Derbyshire Constabulary

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Dear Derbyshire Constabulary,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 could you please provide
me with information regarding the following:

1) If a Police officer makes a telephone call from a police station, regardless of the nature of the call or the length, is the call logged or noted in any way either automatically or via the officer making the call?
2) If a member of the public has been contacted by the police from a police phone, can they make a request through FOI or Data Protection for any log that registers such a call has been made?
3) If an officer makes a call to a member of the public concerning a police enquiry from their own personal mobile phone, is the record of such a call accessible under FOI laws or Data Protection?
4) Can a member of the public request all the names and collar numbers of every officer who has accessed their police records on the PNC over a given period of time?

Thank you for your time.

Yours faithfully,

Rob Willis

Freedom of Information Office,


I write in connection with your request for information as shown below.

Your request will now be considered in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act). You should expect to receive a response within the statutory timescale of 20 working days as defined by the Act, subject to the information not being exempt or containing a reference to a third party. In some circumstances Derbyshire Constabulary may be unable to achieve this deadline. If this is likely you will be informed and given a revised timescale at the earliest opportunity.

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Yours sincerely,
Paul Stothard
Disclosure Officer
Freedom of Information Unit
Derbyshire Constabulary HQ
Butterley Hall, Ripley, DE5 3RS
Tel: 0345 123 3333 ext 700 2279
Email: [Derbyshire Constabulary request email]
Web: http//www.derbyshire.police.uk

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Thank you for making a Freedom of Information request to the Derbyshire Constabulary.

Please find attached our response to your request.

Yours sincerely,

Paul Hawkins
Sergeant (1614)

Freedom of Information Office
Derbyshire Constabulary
Police Headquarters, Butterley Hall, Ripley, Derbyshire. DE5 3RS
Tel: 101 Direct Dial: 01773 572779
Web: http://www.derbyshire.police.uk

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