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Force Software (1771A/23)


The time period the request covers is current (now)
The information I would like to access is what software the force uses by department, name of supplier, name of software.


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


The redacted information is exempt by virtue of the following exemptions:

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

These exemptions and explanatory notes are shown here:

In line with the above, I am required to complete a Prejudice Test/Public Interest Test (PIT) on disclosure. Please find this PIT attached (1771A_PIT_01).

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.


1771A_PIT_01 1771A_ATTACHMENT_01_Redacted