Special Constables – Personal Safety Training (210A/22)
Please provide copies of/the following information:
- Exams or written tests used by your force that are required to be completed by special constables during personal Safety Training
- Practical tests or practical exams that are required to be demonstrated by special constables during personal safety training. (This should include, but not be limited to, copies of mark sheets and documents outlining the competencies to be demonstrated)
- Pass mark for all tests / exams / practical elements
- During the calendar years 2021 and 2020 how many trainee special constables passed each of the tests how many trainee special constables failed each of the tests.
We can confirm that relevant information is held by West Midlands Police (see attached file 210A_attachment.pdf). However, while some of this information is attached, we are withholding information with regard to question 1 by virtue of the following exemption:
Section 31(1)(a)(b) – Law enforcement
This exemption 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 (210A_22_PIT.pdf).