Summary of time spent supporting RSPCA

R Peel made this Freedom of Information request to Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

The request was partially successful.

Dear Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner,

For the period 2013-15, could you please provide a breakdown of the
total number of hours per annum, police officers spend supporting
investigations and prosecutions under the Animal Welfare Act?

1. Attending RSPCA interviews
2. Attending premises with RSPCA personnel prior to animal seizure
3. Attending premises with RSPCA personnel to effect seizure
4. Writing statements for use in Magistrates' Court
5. Attending Magistrates' Court
6. Attending Crown or High Court in cases of Appeal

Yours faithfully,

R Peel

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Dear Mr Peel

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request - our reference 2015-026.

However, given that the information that you have requested is not held by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC), I have arranged for your request to be transferred to Dorset Police for their consideration. Upon transfer the Force will assess your request and make enquiries as to what is possible within the constraints of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2000.

Yours sincerely
Jason Mumford

Jason Mumford | Information Research Officer
Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner | Force Headquarters | Winfrith | Dorset |  DT2 8DZ
E: [email address]
T: 01305 229084

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Pharoah, Lucianne, Dorset Police and Crime Commissioner

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Dear R Peel,


Our reference – FOI2015-904


Thank you for your request received by the Freedom of Information Office
of Dorset Police on the 12^th November 2015.


Your request has now been considered and we provide our response in the
attached PDF file.


Should you have any further inquiries concerning this matter, please write
or contact me on telephone number 01202 223402 quoting the reference


Dorset Police provides you the right to request a re-examination of your
case under its review procedure. If you decide to request such a review
you should address your request to the Head of the Information Compliance
Unit, Professional Standards Department, Dorset Police Headquarters,
Winfrith, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 8DZ  or [1][email address] .You
have a further right to ask the Information Commissioners Office to decide
whether or not your request has been appropriately dealt with, but they
will not consider your complaint until the Dorset Police Review Procedure
has been concluded.


Yours Sincerely,

Lucianne Pharoah

Freedom of Information Officer

Professional Standards Department

Dorset Police Headquarters

Winfrith, Dorchester. DT2 8DZ


': Tel. 01305 223402

6: Fax. 01305 223771

*: Email. [2][email address]

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