- How many times did your officers carry out educational visits to schools between the dates of 1/11/17 and 1/11/18?
- How many times did your officers carry out educational visits to schools between the dates of 1/11/16 and 1/11/17?
- How many times did your officers carry out educational visits to schools between the dates of 1/11/15 and 1/11/16?
To clarify this is referring to both primary and seconday schools, as well as 6th form colleges.
Our data are not organised in such a way as to allow us to provide this information within the appropriate (cost) limit within the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act (see ‘Reason for Decision’ below).
I am unable to suggest any practical way in which your request may be modified in order to satisfy your query or bring it within the 18 hours stipulated by the Regulations. I am however willing to consider any refinements that you are able to make to your request, in accordance with Section 16 of the Freedom of Information Act. If you would like to look into refining your request please contact me.
REASON FOR DECISION
This information is not recorded in a central searchable system. Please note that researching each individual case would exceed the appropriate limit (FOIA, s.12).
The cost of compliance with the whole of your request is above the amount to which we are legally required to respond, i.e. the cost of confirming or denying that the information is held would exceed the appropriate costs limit under section 12(2) of the FOI Act 2000. For West Midlands Police, the appropriate limit is set at £450, as prescribed by the Freedom of Information and Data Protection (Appropriate Limit and Fees) Regulations 2004, S.I. 3244.