I wish to make a freedom of information request to include the following information;
Starting with how many police officers are currently employed by west midlands police and there numbers per rank
Also with this request I would like the information of how many serving and past serving officers have been arrested under the suspicion of any form of domestic violence in the last 5 years
Would you also be able to correlate the numbers with the ranks of those officers too?
Could you also ensure the correlation between male and female offender and suspected offender is also displayed
And finally of all those suspected and arrested how many were convicted of a crime for domestic violence and how many are still actively serving
Please find attached our response.
We can confirm that some relevant information is held by West Midlands Police.
REASONS FOR DECISION
In addition to the information that has been released. West Midlands Police will neither confirm nor deny the existence of any ongoing investigations by virtue of
S30 (3) – Investigations and Proceedings
No inference can be taken from this refusal that the information you have requested in respect of ongoing investigations does or does not exist.
Section 30 with explanatory notes is shown here.
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