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Coronavirus Police Powers (97A/20)

Request

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I would like to request the following information:

(1) The number of officers in West Midlands police force who have been placed under investigation or the commencement of disciplinary action in connection with an unlawful, disproportionate or inappropriate use of police powers under the Coronavirus Act 2020 since its effect.

(2) The names of any officers who are subject to investigation or the commencement of disciplinary action under point (1), and the date on which the investigation was first logged.

(3) The outcome of any disciplinary action under point (1), including any sanctions.

Response

I am writing to inform you that we have searched our records and the information you requested is not held by West Midlands Police.  Although complaints have been received none have resulted in an investigation or disciplinary action.

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