Trail fluid used in trail hunting

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.

Kent Police

Further to successful FOI requests made to APHA re the importation of trail fluid, please respond to the following:

1. Since 2010, how many reports of cubbing / illegal foxhunting have been made to your force?

2. Since 2010, how many of those reports have been resolved as trail hunting?

3. Since 2010, how many of those investigations resolved as trail hunting have included proof seen and verified by police of the purchase/acquisition of trail fluid for use in said trail hunting?

S Rhosier

Freedom of Information Kent,

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Dear Rhosier,

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REF 19/10/1506.

 

Thank you for your request received by Kent Police on 15^th October 2019.
I note you seek access, in summary, to information relating to:

 

Trail hunting

 

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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or contact us via the following telephone number 01622 652610 quoting the
reference number above.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Lakeisha Dowsey-Magog

Freedom of Information Assistant

 

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Freedom of Information Kent,

I am still awaiting a response.

S Rhosier

Freedom of Information Kent,

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Dear Ms Rhosier,

 

I write in relation to the Freedom of Information request you made to Kent
Police on 15^th October 2019 concerning Trail Hunting. Unfortunately, due
to an increase in workload there has been a delay in responding to some
FOI requests and for this I apologise.

 

We are working on progressing your request and will respond as soon as
possible.

 

Yours Sincerely,

 

Lakeisha Dowsey-Magog

Freedom of Information Assistant

 

[1][email address]

Kent Police Public Disclosure Team

Coldharbour, London Road,

Aylesford, Kent, ME20 7SL

 

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Unless otherwise marked, this correspondence and any attachments should be
treated as OFFICIAL and handled appropriately.

 

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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.
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