Wildlife Crimes involving birds of prey

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Dear Gloucestershire Constabulary,

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 or suspected incidents of wildlife crimes
involving birds of prey 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, snaring 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

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Dear Mr Phillips

Enquiry Ref : 2013/4693

I acknowledge receipt of your enquiry, which we received on 02/07/2013,
requesting information concerning:

1. How many incidents or suspected incidents of wildlife crimes involving
birds of prey 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, snaring and egg disturbances?

 

4. What species have been involved in each incident?

 

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

 
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Yours sincerely,

Miss G Richards

 

G Richards       

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Gloucestershire Constabulary

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Dear Mr Phillips

 

Please find attached the response to FOI Request 2013/4693.

 

Yours sincerely

Miss G Richards

 

G Richards       

Assistant Disclosure Officer

Information Disclosure / Information Assurance

Gloucestershire Constabulary

+ Police Headquarters | No. 1 Waterwells Drive | Quedgeley | GL2 2AN

( 01452 754304 | Contact Centre -
101                                            

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 [2]1287665135_twitter [3]Twitter page  

 [4]1287665148_facebook [5]Facebook page

 

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Dear Gloucestershire Constabulary,

Thank you so much for your reply. It has been very informative as well as timely.

Yours sincerely,

Dan Phillips