Suspended Officers (6528_18)

 Request

  1. How many members of staff under your policing authority have been suspended from January 2016 onwards, what was the reason for their suspension and what was the outcome of related investigations?

Please lay your answer out in the same way as the following example:

 

Rank Length of suspension Reason for suspension Verdict Sanction
Police Officer Feb 2016 – April 2016 Investigated for sexual relationship with a suspect Guilty Underwent further training
Police officer March 2017 – indefinitely Investigated for internal fraud Guilty Forcibly left the force in May 2017

Response

Please find attached our response.

 

Please note that the data have been presented in separate tables to avoid identification of an individual.

 

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:

 

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

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