Thank you very much indeed for your response to my FOI request from May this year. You have kindly given me the rank of each officer suspended and their salary band. Could I possibly ask would it be possible to let me know how many days each officer was suspended for please?
1. How many of your force’s officers were suspended on full pay in the last three financial years between 1st April 2013 – 31st March 2014, between 1st April 2014 -31st March 2015 and between 1st April 2015 – 31st March 2016.
2. Please include the overall amount paid to those officers while they were suspended. Please also break these figures down by year.
3. I would also like details of each officer’s rank, why they were suspended, what was the outcome of the suspension.
4a. What is the longest suspension during the three year period.
b. How much was paid to that officer during the suspension?
c. Please include the officer’s rank, reason for suspension and outcome of suspension.
Please find attached our response.
Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from a number of data sources used by forces for police purposes. The detail collected to respond specifically to your request is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when interpreting those data.
The figures provided therefore are our best interpretation of relevance of data to your request, but you should be aware that the collation of figures for ad hoc requests may have limitations and this should be taken into account when those data are used.
If you decide to write an article / use the enclosed data we would ask you to take into consideration the factors highlighted in this document so as to not mislead members of the public or official bodies, or misrepresent the relevance of the whole or any part of this disclosed material.