Wildlife Crime involving birds of prey

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Dear Humberside Police,

I would like to make a Freedom of Information request relating to birds of prey and wildlife crimes. I have broken the request down into several parts for ease of reply. I'm happy to accept your information in whichever format is most convenient.

1. How many incidents of wildlife crimes or suspected crimes have there been in your force area each year for years 2008-12.

2. How many have there been to date this year?

3. What forms have these recorded incidents taken, ie how many have involved poisonings, shootings and egg disturbances?

4. What species have been involved in each incident?

5. How many cases have been referred to prosecution in each year?

Yours faithfully,

Dan Phillips

Green, James 8935,

Your Ref:
Our Ref:F-2013-01114

02 July, 2013

Dear Mr. Phillips,

Thank you for your request for Information, received at this office on 01 July, 2013, in which you requested details of the following:

Wildlife Crimes

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. In some circumstances Humberside Police may be unable to achieve this deadline. If this is likely you will be informed and given a revised time-scale at the earliest opportunity.

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We anticipate being able to provide you with the information that you have requested on or before 29 July, 2013.

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Yours sincerely,

Sarah Whitfield
Information Compliance Assistant
+44 (1482) 578030
Humberside Police
Corporate Development Branch
Information Compliance Unit
Priory Road
Kingston Upon Hull
HU5 5SF
Fax:+44 (1482) 503002

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Your Ref:
Our Ref:F-2013-01114

26 July, 2013

Dear Mr. Phillips,

Thank you for your request for information dated 01 July, 2013 concerning Wildlife Crimes.

This is to inform you that all information relating to your request has been considered and a relevant response has been attached.

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

If I can be of any further assistance on this matter please do not hesitate to contact me.

Yours sincerely,

Sarah Whitfield
Information Compliance Assistant
+44 (1482) 578030
Humberside Police
Corporate Development Branch
Information Compliance Unit
Priory Road
Kingston Upon Hull
HU5 5SF
Fax:+44 (1482) 503002

Internet Email should not be treated as a secure means of communication. To ensure regulatory compliance Humberside Police monitors all Internet Email activity and content. This communication is intended for the addressee(s) only. Unauthorised use or disclosure of the content may be unlawful. If you are not a named addressee, you must not disclose, copy, print, or in any other way use or rely on the data contained in this transmission. If received in error you should notify the sender immediately and delete this Email Humberside Police routinely checks e-mails for computer viruses. However addressees are advised to conduct their own virus checks of all e-mails, & any attachments). Opinions expressed in this document may not be official policy. Thank you for your co-operation. Humberside Police