Professional Standards Investigations (10762_18)

Request

The number of investigations currently running under Professional Standards and Counter Corruption.

The number of officers posted to these departments, be it full time or attachments.

The number of officers (All ranks) under investigation within West Midlands police.

The amount of Misconduct Hearings/Meetings planned for 2018/2019.

Response

We can confirm that some relevant information is held by West Midlands Police. However, while the majority of the information is attached to this email I am afraid that I am not required to release all of the information requested. Please find attached.

 REASONS FOR DECISION

 The withheld information is exempt by virtue of the following exemptions

 Section 31 (1) (a) (b) (Law enforcement)

Section 30 (1) (a) (b) Investigations and Proceedings conducted by a Public Authority

 These exemptions and explanatory notes are shown here: 

https://www.app.college.police.uk/app-content/information-management/freedom-of-information/#freedom-of-information-exemptions

 In line with the above, I am required to complete a Prejudice Test/Public Interest Test (PIT) on disclosure. Please find this PIT attached

Attachments

Public_Interest_Test

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