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Drugs / Firearms (4558/20)

Request

Could you please let me have figures of girls (-18) and women (18+) who have been charged with

  1. drugs offences
  2. firearm offences

between 2010-2020

Could you please let me have figures of girls (-18) and women (18+) who have been stopped and searched

between 2010-2020

could you please let me have the figure of women and men organised crime group nominals in

2010 – 2020

 

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 see attached..

REASONS FOR DECISION

The withheld information is exempt by virtue of the following exemptions

S31(1)(a)(b) Law Enforcement

S24(1) National Security

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 [4558_PIT_01].

Attachments

4558_ATTACHMENT_01 4558_ATTACHMENT_02 4558_ATTACHMENT_03 4558_PIT_01