Spiked Drinks in Kent

Response to this request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, Kent Police should have responded by now (details). You can complain by requesting an internal review.

Katie Drinkwater

Dear Kent Police,

Could you provide me with the following information, please;
• The number of people who reported that they were spiked by a date-rape drug in kent in the years 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018?
• How many of these cases resulted in convictions?
• How many of these spiked victims were female and how many were men?
• What age category did these victims belong to?

Yours faithfully,

Katie Drinkwater

Freedom of Information Kent, Kent Police

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Dear Ms Drinkwater,

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REF 19/04/532.

 

Thank you for your request received by Kent Police on 1^st April 2019. I
note you seek access, in summary, to information relating to:

 

Spiked Drinks in Kent

 

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) provides that a public
authority respond to an FOI request within 20 working days. Please be
aware that as well as experiencing very high request volumes, Kent Police
is currently in the process of transitioning to a new crime recording
database. This means that whilst we will endeavour to complete your
request as soon as possible it is likely that a response may well be
delayed, particularly where crime data is sought.

 

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Yours sincerely,

 

Lakeisha Dowsey-Magog

Public Disclosure Assistant

Information Security and Governance

Kent Police

 

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Freedom of Information Kent, Kent Police

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Dear Ms Drinkwater,

 

You made a Freedom of Information request to Kent Police on 1^st April
2019 regarding Spiked Drinks in Kent.

 

We apologise that you have not received a response to your request.
Unfortunately Kent Police has seen a large increase in individuals making
requests under the FOIA recently, consequently this has led to delays in
response times.

 

In order to manage our workload it would assist us to know whether the
information you requested is still required. If the information is
required then please let us know and we will continue to progress your
request as soon as we can. If the information is not required then there
is no need to reply to this email, we will file your request after 40
working days.

 

Thank you,

 

Lakeisha Dowsey-Magog

Public Disclosure Assistant

Information Security and Governance

Kent Police

 

This email and any other accompanying document(s) contain information from
Kent Police and/or Essex Police, which is confidential or privileged. The
information is intended to be for the exclusive use of the individual(s)
or bodies to whom it is addressed. The content, including any subsequent
replies, could be disclosable if relating to a criminal investigation or
civil proceedings. If you are not the intended recipient, be aware that
any disclosure, copying, distribution or other use of the contents of this
information is prohibited. If you have received this email in error,
please notify us immediately by contacting the sender or telephoning Kent
Police on 01622 690690 or Essex Police on 01245 491491, as appropriate.
For further information regarding Kent Police’s or Essex Police’s use of
personal data please go to
https://www.kent.police.uk/policy/privac... or
https://www.essex.police.uk/copyright-pr...