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Unmarked Fleet vehicles (17477/19)



Could you provide me with a complete Fleet List for all of your *UN*marked police vehicles;

 Please could you also state for each vehicle;

– Vehicle Make & Model

– Role (IE: SNT, Beat, Patrol, CCTV, ETC.)

– Station it’s based at

– Registration Plate

– Internal Fleet Number / Designation

– Whether a *VIDEO* camera system is fitted (if so, what type, CCTV, ProVida ETC) (So this would be like ANPR / CCTV / And so on…)


Please find attached our response.

Please be advised that the information that you have requested is not available in a readily retrievable format. In relation the type of modification as this would be recorded within the vehicle log.

Therefore the cost of providing you with the information is above the amount to which we are legally required to respond i.e. the cost of locating and retrieving the information exceeds the ‘appropriate level’ as stated in the Freedom of Information (Fees and Appropriate Limit) Regulations 2004.

In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, this letter acts as a Refusal Notice for this part of the request and if one part of a request exceeds the fees limit then S12 of the Act applies to the whole request

However, In accordance with Section 16 of the Act I have a duty to provide advice and assistance in relation to your request and can provide information in relation Registration Number / Fleet Number / Make and Model / Role / NPU based at.

This includes unmarked vehicles which are in general use by West Midlands Police such as Local CID, Patrol, post vans etc., but it does not include any covert vehicles.

Please be advised that this does not include any information relating to covert vehicles, as this type of information is exempt from disclosure by virtue of Section 31 – Law Enforcement

This should not be taken as a precedent that additional information would be supplied outside of the time/fees legislation for any subsequent requests

Further information on section 12 of FOI is available here: