Statistics on suspects 'Released Under Investigation'

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Dear Sussex Police,

Between 03 April 2017 and 12 November 2018, how many suspects were released under investigation following arrest in Hampshire?

Of these suspects, how many subsequently had a warrant issued for their arrest (after having been released under investigation in Hampshire?

Yours faithfully,

Jo Symes

Sussex Police

Good Afternoon

Thank you for your email, can you confirm you are referring to Sussex and not Hampshire?


Roger Brace
FOI Officer & Information Access Supervisor
Sussex Police - Lewes HQ

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Dear Sussex Police,

Yes, sorry I mean Sussex.

Yours faithfully,

Jo Symes

Sussex Police

Date: 12/11/2018

Your Ref: Freedom of Information request - Statistics on suspects 'Released Under Investigation'      

Our Ref: FOI 1277.18

Contact Name: Roger Brace FOI Officer
Email : [email address]

Contact number: 101 ext 545251

Dear Jo,

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Sussex Police HQ

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