Police training illegal hunting prosecutions

Jean Roberts made this Freedom of Information request to Humberside Police

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Dear Humberside Police,

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

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Livingston, Adele 9353, Humberside Police

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25 February, 2019

Dear Ms. Roberts,

Thank you for your request for information dated 12 January, 2019 concerning What % of Police Officers - excluding Wildlife Officers - have received training to recognise illegal hunting?.

This is to inform you that all information relating to your request has been considered and a relevant response has been attached.

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Yours sincerely,

Adele Livingston
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Dear Adele,

Thank you for your informative reply, it is very helpful.

Yours sincerely,

Jean Roberts