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Suspended Officers (7803/19)


1. In the years 2016, 2017, 2018 how many officers by rank and gender were suspended and what was the reason? What was the outcome for each individual year?

How many officers were suspended for six months or more?


Please find attached our response. It is important to note that the data have been presented in separate tables to avoid the identification of an individual.

In addition to the attached response, West Midlands Police will neither confirm nor deny the existence of any ongoing investigations by virtue of:

Section 30 (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.

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