Custody Images (12241_17)

Request

I hereby request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act: 

1. The number of requests to your force from individuals seeking deletion of their custody image from all police databases since the publication of a Home Office review on the issue on February 24, 2017

(https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/custody-images-review-of-their-use-and-retention).

Please give figures on applications for deletion for the period from (and including) February 24/2017 to (and including) October 31/2017. 

2. The number of those requests that have, as of October 31, been: a) Accepted b)Refused c)Are still under consideration.

 

Response

Please find enclosed our response.

1. The number of requests to your force from individuals seeking deletion of their custody image from all police databases since the publication of a Home Office review on the issue on February 24, 2017

(https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/custody-images-review-of-their-use-and-retention).

Please give figures on applications for deletion for the period from (and including) February 24/2017 to (and including) October 31/2017. 

 See below . 

2. The number of those requests that have, as of October 31, been: a) Accepted b)Refused c)Are still under consideration.

 1 application received and removal granted.

 As recommended as good practice by the Information Commissioner’s Office a version of this response may be published on the West Midlands Police website.

 

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