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Firearms / Licencing / Gun crime

2020 Disclosures

1) How many firearm licence holders in force area currently?

2) How many shotgun certificate holders in force area currently,,?

3) How many applications for a firearm or shotgun have been rejected in the past 5 years?

4) Scotland only for this question. How many air rifle licences been issued since introduction of legislation?  How many applications been refused?

5) What is your force policy if a license holder dies and spouse and such having no authority to be in possession? Last thing they are thinking.  Does your licence team have guidelines if so publish please

 

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1) For each of the last two financial years (18/19) and (19/20) please state how many juveniles (children aged UNDER 18) you arrested on suspicion of having committed a firearms offence.

2) For the (19/20) year please provide a grid showing the number of arrests for each individual age from 10 to 17 inclusive.

 

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The number of times a Conducted Energy Device (eg Taser) was deployed by officers between January 1 and June 24, 2020, including the number of times the weapons were discharged. Please provide the ethnicity of those against whom the CEDs were deployed.

The number of times a Conducted Energy Device (eg Taser) was deployed by officers between January 1 and December 31, 2019, including the number of times the weapons were discharged. Please provide the ethnicity of those against whom the CEDs were deployed.

 

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How many armed officers are there employed in the force?

How many of these are from BAME backgrounds? 

How many are, specifically, black? 

How many of these armed units have shot and killed in the last five years? 

How many people killed by these armed units have been BAME? 

How many people killed by these armed units have been, specifically, black? 

How many people have these armed units have shot and wounded in the last five years?

How many people wounded by these armed units have been BAME? 

How many people wounded by these armed units have been, specifically, black?

Can, if costs allow, this data be broken down year by year? If costs do not allow, can the total numbers be provided for the last five years, which are 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019. If the force collects data by financial year this is 2015/6, 2016/7, 2017/8, 2018/9, and 2019/2020.

 

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For the calendar year January 1 – December 31 2019 inclusive, please could you provide details of every weapon seized by police where a person is arrested on suspicion of Possession of Other Weapons (10C Home Office crime code). Where possible, please also state the age of suspect(s) and the MO (Modus Operandi). Please include the date the person was arrested and the nearest town/ city where known.

 

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How many times have armed police officers been required to dispatch an animal (wild or domestic) using firearms? Dating back to March 2019.

How many rounds of ammunition were used to dispatch these animals since 2019 in public domain?

On how many of these occasion were 3 or more require to dispatch the animal in question?

Does the Force have an on-call facility for veterinary surgeons and/or licensed slaughtermen to attend incidents involving injured animals (wild or domestic) on the public highway?

 

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2021 Disclosures