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Stop and account statistics (if collected)

Anna Smith made this Freedom of Information request to Norfolk Constabulary as part of a batch sent to 44 authorities

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Dear Sir or Madam,

Please could you provide me with as much of the following data as you have available:

1. The total number of searches carried out by the force under "stop and account" powers. Please supply this data by month, for as many months as are available.
2. A breakdown of the total number of "stop and account" searches by the subject's self-defined ethnicity. Please supply this data by month as above.

I understand that not all forces record "stop and account" searches, but I would be grateful for any data you do have.

Thank you for your attention, and please do not hesitate to contact me if you would like me to clarify this request.

Yours faithfully,

Anna Powell-Smith

Freedom Of Information (Norfolk), Norfolk Constabulary

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Freedom Of Information (Norfolk), Norfolk Constabulary

Dear Ms Powell-Smith

Our Ref: FOI 001767/19

Please accept this email as confirmation that your request for information has been received.

Your request will now be considered and you will 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. We aim to provide you with a response by 10th June 2019.

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Yours sincerely,

 
Amanda Gibson
Freedom of Information Decision Maker
Norfolk Constabulary
OCC, Jubilee House, Falconer's Chase,
Wymondham, Norfolk, NR18 0WW.
Tel:  01953 425699 ext 2803  
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Dear Freedom Of Information (Norfolk),

I'd just like to clarify the wording in my request: I'm interested in the number of _stops_ made under "stop and account" powers, not the number of _searches_.

As you may have spotted, "stop and account" powers by definition do not involve searches!

If you do not record "stop and account", or do not use "stop and account" by policy, I'd also be interested in knowing that.

Apologies for the confusion, and thanks for considering my request.

Yours sincerely,

Anna Smith

Freedom Of Information (Norfolk), Norfolk Constabulary

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10^th June 2019

 

Dear Ms Powell-Smith,     

        

Our Ref: FOI 001767/19

 

Please find a PDF document attached in response to your request for
information from Norfolk Constabulary.

                                                                                        

This is to inform you that all information relating to your request has
been collated and my response is attached.  This request is now complete
and shall be closed immediately.

 

Should any further information be requested regarding this topic, a
separate request will need to be submitted.

 

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in
Norfolk Constabulary.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

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""Stop and Account is detailed within the Constabulary’s Stop and Search policy document which
can be accessed via the link below:-
https://www.norfolk.police.uk/sites/norf...
The only way to retrieve any relevant information would be via a manual trawl "
However the link suggests that some information is recorded via airwave - have followed up to ask about this.

Dear Norfolk Constabulary,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Norfolk Constabulary's handling of my FOI request 'Stop and account statistics (if collected)'.

Your response states that "The only way to retrieve any relevant information would be via a manual trawl of officer pocket note books to see if stop account details have been recorded".

However the guidance notes you provide state that the following details must be provided via airwave, not in notebooks: "The minimum information for a stop and account that must be recorded is as follows: Date, time, location, ethnicity and officer".

Please could you check whether the data can be retrieved within the cost limit from the airwave system?

Thanks for your help.

Yours faithfully,

Anna Smith

Freedom Of Information (Norfolk), Norfolk Constabulary

Dear Ms Smith

Our ref: IR 002798/19

Please accept this as confirmation that your request for an IR has been received.

We aim to respond to your IR by 30th August 2019.

Yours sincerely

 
Amanda Gibson
Freedom of Information Decision Maker
Norfolk Constabulary
OCC, Jubilee House, Falconer's Chase,
Wymondham, Norfolk, NR18 0WW.
Tel:  01953 425699 x 2803
https://imsva91-ctp.trendmicro.com:443/w...

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Freedom Of Information (Norfolk), Norfolk Constabulary

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Dear Ms Smith

 

Our ref: IR 002798/19

 

Please see attached response to your request for an internal review of FOI
001767/19. 

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

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|Wymondham, Norfolk, NR18 0WW. |
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|Tel:  01953 425699 x 2803 |
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|[1]www.norfolk.police.uk |
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