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

Civil Disclosure, North Yorkshire Police

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Marsay5482, Elisha (Legal Officer), North Yorkshire Police

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Good Afternoon,

Please find attached the response to your FOI request.

Kind Regards
Elisha Marsay
Legal Officer (Civil Disclosure)
Collar Number 5482
Joint Corporate Legal Services
North Yorkshire Police HQ
Alverton Court
Crosby Road
Northallerton
North Yorkshire
DL6 1BF

DX68810 Northallerton 2

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Dear Marsay5482, Elisha (Legal Officer),

Thank you for your response.

I should clarify that I'm writing in relation to "stop and account", not "stop and search": and that I'm requesting the number of stops, not the number of searches, since by definition stop and account does not involve search!

Do you keep data on "stop and account" encounters?

My apologies for the confusion.

Yours sincerely,

Anna Smith

Marsay5482, Elisha (Legal Officer), North Yorkshire Police

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Good Morning Anna,

Further to your email on 31.05.2019, please find attached the revised FOI results.

I apologise for the misunderstanding, I hope this now answers your request.

Kind Regards
Elisha Marsay
Legal Officer (Civil Disclosure)
Collar Number 5482
Joint Corporate Legal Services
North Yorkshire Police HQ
Alverton Court
Crosby Road
Northallerton
North Yorkshire
DL6 1BF

DX68810 Northallerton 2

Dial 101, press option 2 and ask for me by my full name or collar number.  If using my collar number, please state each number individually.

www.northyorkshire.police.uk

Committed to the Code of Ethics

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Dear Marsay5482, Elisha (Legal Officer),

Thank you very much for your response, much appreciated.

Yours sincerely,

Anna Smith

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Note on response: "Please note that systems used for recording information are not generic, nor are the procedures used locally in capturing the data. It should be noted therefore that this force’s response to your questions should not be used for comparison purposes with any other responses you may receive."