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Police training illegal hunting and prosecutions

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Dear Devon and Cornwall 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,

Jean Roberts

FOI, Devon and Cornwall Constabulary

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Devon & Cornwall Police Headquarters, Middlemoor

 

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Dear FOI,

Thank you very much - great reply

Yours sincerely,

Jean Roberts

FOI, Devon and Cornwall Constabulary

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