West Yorkshire Police Firearms Support Unit Fleet in 2015-2020

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Dear West Yorkshire Police,
What type of vehicles that were used for the Firearms Support Unit?

Model Year

Manufacturer/Make of The Police Vehicle

Model of The Police Vehicle

The Year the Police Vehicle was commissioned
Years:2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Marked or Unmarked Vehicle

If the Police Vehicle has a video camera or not (If you don't know about this information, that's OK)

Police Vehicle Body Structure
Type of Vehicle (Cars) (Coupe, Estate/Caravan/Wagon, Hatchback Liftback, Saloon/Sedan etc...)
Vans (Combi, Minibus, Panel Van) Wheelbase (Long, Medium, Short) Roof Size (High, Low, Medium or Jumbo)
Type of BMW X5: sDrive25d, xDrive30d and xDrive40d, xDrive30d xLine, xDrive40i, xDrive45e X5 M etc..

Number of Doors on the Police Vehicle
Example: 2-Door, 3-Door, 4-Door, 5-Door, etc...

Number of that Specific Police Vehicle
Example: We had 12 2020 BMW X5 For the Firearms Support Unit

Also, for the 2019-present BMW X5 (G05),can you please give me the date of when did you purchase those vehicles for the Firearms Support Unit.(Day, Month and Year)

Part 2
When did the West Yorkshire Police Firearms Support Unit was formed? (Date or Year)
When did West Yorkshire Police had Armed Response Vehicles? (Date or Year)
What major event led to the formation of the West Yorkshire Firearms Support Unit or it was just because a rising number of gun crimes in the county of West Yorkshire?

Yours faithfully,

Agnes Elong

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Dear Freedom of Information,
West Yorkshire Police, thank you for responding to my request and giving me nost of the information I have ask. I understand that you couldn't give me the information about the Unmarked or Covert Vehicles.

Yours sincerely,

Agnes Elong