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Section 5 POA / FLO’s (5641_15)


1) How many times has your force Section 5 of the 1986 Public Order Act in 2014 and 2015?
2) Does your force provide officers with training, or a list of individuals or groups of individuals who might be considered extreme?
2a) If yes please can you confirm if any of the following are on that list:
Political activists such as the environmental campaigners?
3) Those of faith and those of none in particular i) Muslims ii) Christians and iii) Secularists?
4) If one of your officers is called to a suspected suicide do your officers provide any information to family members and friends of the deceased around bereavement support?


Please find attached our response to questions 1 and 4. Questions 2, 2a and 3 do are not valid questions as they do not ask for recorded information held by West Midlands Police.
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