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Freedom of Information


If you wish to make a request for information from the Nottinghamshire Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner please email nopcc@nottinghamshire.pnn.police.uk or write to the address below.

Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner
Arnot Hill House
Arnot Hill Park
Arnold
Nottingham
NG5  6LU

We will respond to each FOI request within 20 working days.

FOI Responses 2021
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6/21

Qualitative and Quantitative Research

Please could I request under the Freedom of Information Act a summary of the qualitative and quantitative research you have undertaken (surveys, focus groups, depth interviews) that have focused on public or victim perceptions of policing generally or your force specifically, covering 2019 and 2020 calendar years. Ideally, I would like to see the outputs of the research, but if that is not possible then a simple summary of what research has been undertaken would suffice.

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3053-21

When a dog is seized under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991.  And an owner is asked to disclaim their dog or voluntarily does so. 

  1. Do  you  give the owners a  chance  to seek  advice  and  to  rescind  that  disclaimer.
  2. Where an owner disclaims their dog. Do  you  have or  allow  a  cooling  off  period,  allowing  the  owner  to  rescind  it  before the  dog  is  euthanized.
  3. If  so,  what  period  of  time do  you  allow.


FOI 2. REQUEST.

In the 12 months between January 2020 -January 2021

  1. How many dogs were seized under the dangerous dogs act 1991?
  2. How many of the dogs in the same 12 month period seized under the dangerous dogs act 1991 were relinquished at point of seizure?
  3. How many of dogs seized were successfully rescinded after owners had a chance to seek advice?
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3051-21

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please note there are multiple components to this request.

Beginning with the year Apr ’15–Mar ’16, for each year up to and including Apr ‘20–Mar ’21, please could you provide the following information:

 

  • The number of deaths in police custody
  • The number of suicides in police custody

 

Please could you provide a breakdown by:

 

  • Gender
  • Age
  • Ethnicity
  • Means of death
  • Crime accused of
  • Whether suspected, indicted for or convicted of accused crime
  • Whether the person was being managed on an ACCT plan at the time of their death

 

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3037/21

Alex Belfield – Prosecution of BBC Executive

I request under the Freedom of Information Act that you establish if Nottinghamshire Police force will be prosecuting the executive at the BBC who made the illegal false claim of a bomb threat against Mr Alex Belfield?

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2728/21

Could I please request under the freedom of information act the dog theft numbers year on year please

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2724/21

I would be grateful if you could provide the following data under the Freedom of Information Act 2000:

  • Whether there is a scrutiny panel in existence in your area, and whether this is active

 And if there is an active scrutiny panel in your area:

  • Who attends the panel on a regular basis
  • What the outcomes of the panel are, and how they are shared with the police and public.
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2717/21

For background information I am trying to gather a picture of the digital landscape throughout blue light services in the UK and understand the various deployed network infrastructures, approach to how often they upgrade their networks, typical approach to purchasing new services and hardware and finally gain an understanding of the size of IT departments and what level of responsibility they have.

  1. Who is the current provider of the network infrastructure? - When considering network infrastructure this is specifically the switching hardware and wireless access points that may be deployed throughout the council’s estate and associated cabling etc.
  2. How many sites does the force have responsibility for that require a network infrastructure as detailed above?
  3. What manufacturer is used for the above-mentioned network infrastructure?
  4. What are the approximate number of network switches deployed across the estate?
  5. What are the approximate number of wireless access points deployed across the estate?
  6. What is the latest Wi-Fi version supported i.e. 802.11 b/g/n/ac/ax
  7. How often is the deployed network infrastructure refreshed?
  8. When do the existing contracts for the switching network and wireless network expire?
  9. How do the university purchase new hardware is this via a standard industry framework agreement or directly to the market via an open tendering process?
  10. Does the force have a fully defined IT strategy?
  11. If the answer to question 10 is yes can a copy be provided?
  12. Please provide a copy of the IT departments organisational chart including names and email addresses. 
  13. Finally, can the university confirm if the IT department make the final decisions with regards to purchasing new solutions for the IT environment.
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2090/21

Council Tax Leaflet please clarify the following;

  1. Source of information on which the documented reduction (under heading “Fact File”) in various crime has been calculate.
  2. How much of the indicated reduction  has been estimated to be due to the national reduction in crime due to the national “lockdown” over the past 12 months.
  3. The costs associated with the production and issue of the 4 page pamphlet issued through the council tax mail shot.
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1919/21
  1. Can you advise what terms if any you had to comply with if you were supported by a political party at the last crime commissioner’s election in regard to deposit paid by your political party.
  2. Can you advise if you have had to donate or been asked a percentage of your crime commissioners’ yearly salary back to the political party who supported you in your crime commissioner’s campaign.  If so how much?
  3. Can you advise if the £5000 deposit required by regulations to stand was returned to your political party and if so how long did it take to be returned.
  4. Can you advise if you kept the £5000 deposit? If so was it a gift and by whom?
  5. Can you advise if you have donated any sums of money to the political party who supported you once you were elected as crime commissioner.  
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1549/21

Paranormal Activity

I would like to know how many Ghost sightings, UFO Sightings, alleged paranormal activity and reports of witches there were in the area please, over the last 10 years (2011-2021) please and what the resulting outcome was please

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1388/21

Chief Constable Complaints

In accordance with the provisions of the FoI Act please confirm:

  1. The person to whom the function of making arrangements for dealing with complaints reported against the Chief Constable has been delegated to,
  2. The instrument used to delegate the function of making arrangements for dealing with complaints reported against the Chief Constable, for example whether the delegation has been made in accordance with the Scheme of Corporate Governance or any other instrument
  3. The person identified as being the ‘appropriate authority’ as defined under s. 29.1 (a) (i) of the Police Reform Act 2002, in order to meet the obligations prescribed for the appropriate authority within the IOPC Statutory Guidance on the Police Complaints System
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1122/21

I would like to know number of submissions to your dashcam upload (https://dashcamupload.notts.police.uk) and the number of offenses that have been issued because of public submissions.

A breakdown to type of offenses issued is also requested (ie speeding, red light jumping, close passes etc).

If they could be listed as stats per year that would be helpful.

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652/21

Could you please tell me how many members of staff working in the Police and Crime Commissioner's Office have one or more of the words equality, diversity, fairness inclusion, gender, LGBT or race in their job title?

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226/21

I would like to request to see what fleet Nottinghamshire Police has, I know there’s an outdated vehicle sheet list, could you make a newer version? 

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220/21

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner.

I would like to know how many OAP criminals there have been between 2017 and 2020, as well as what crimes they have committed and (if relevant) what sentences they have received. 

Please provide information in the form of electronic copies. 

If it is not possible to provide the information requested due to the information exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in Section 12, please provide advice and assistance, under the Section 16 obligations of the Act, as to how I can refine my request.

If you can identify any ways that my request could be refined, I would be grateful for any further advice and assistance.

If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me via email and I will be very happy to clarify what I am asking for and discuss the request. 

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203/21

Please can you answer the following questions:

1.   Have you heard of the Service SHOUT? Yes / No

2.   If Yes, please tick one of the following boxes below detailing where you have heard of the service;

  • Advertisement on the tv
  • Word of Mouth
  • Have received Marketing communications
  • Other (Please detail)

3.   Since the beginning of the 2018/19 financial year, have you commissioned or used (if free) any external provision to support individuals who may be anxious, stressed, depressed, suicidal or overwhelmed and who need immediate support? This can include provision delivered directly to targeted populations or universal services marketed and offered in your locality? Yes/No

If Yes, please can you provide the following information about any external provision delivered since the beginning of the 2018/19 financial year;

  • What is the name of the provision?
  • Who is the provider?
  • What is the focus/ are the main issues addressed by the provision? (*E.g. Relationships, online safety; bullying; domestic abuse/ healthy relationships; self-esteem /resilience; mental health; anxiety and depression)
  • Who is the provision aimed at? (E.g. Children and Young People, adults, young offender, the locality population)
  • How is the provision delivered? (E.g. group work, one to one work, marketing of support services, helpline etc.)
  • Are there any target groups your current provision is unable to reach? (E.g. Young offender, children in care, secondary school, unemployed etc.)
  • What is the annual cost of the provision?
  • If you have an ongoing contract/licence for the provision, when does this end?

4.   Do you have an annual budget for external mental health support provision? Yes/No

If yes, how much is the budget and how is it split? (E.g. Cost of service delivery, marketing budget for new service)

5.   Since the beginning of the 2018/19 financial year, have you commissioned or used (if free) any external provision to train and support staff working with individuals who may be anxious, stressed, depressed, suicidal or overwhelmed and who need immediate support? This can include training for targeted populations or universal training within your locality? Yes/No

If Yes, please can you provide the following information about any training delivered since the beginning of the 2018/19 financial year;

  • Who is the provider?
  • What is the focus/ are the main issues addressed by the training? (*E.g. Healthy Relationships, online safety; bullying; domestic abuse/ healthy relationships; self-esteem /resilience; mental health; anxiety and depression)
  • Who is the provision aimed at? (E.g. Children and Young People, adults, Young Offenders, the locality population)
  • How is the provision delivered? (E.g. Face to Face training, e-learning, Virtual Training)
  • What is the cost of the training?
  • If you have an ongoing contract/licence for the training, when does this end?

6.   Are there any gaps in mental health support services that you feel Mental Health Innovations ‘Shout’ Text service could support? Yes/No

If Yes, please detail:

7.   Are there any Grants the PCC offers for increase mental health support service provisions? Yes/No

If Yes, please detail:

  • What is the Grant?
  • When is the grant available?
  • What is the value of the grant?
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200/21

Please can you confirm the person responsible for IT/Information Security. Different organisations have different job titles for this responsibility, I’ve listed below the possible job titles:

Manager or Head for IT, Cyber, Information Security, IT Security, Information Governance
or
CIO (Chief Information Officer)
or
CISO (Chief Information Security Officer)

Please can you provide name, job title, email, direct phone number/mobile number.

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