Freedom of Information and the Publication Scheme
The Guide to Published Information
Northumbria Police is committed to delivering an open and transparent service and we intend to publish information in our Publication Scheme which the public has an interest in seeing.
It is designed to let you know what information and publications are currently available from Northumbria Police.
Please see the attached 'Guide to Published Information' document which identifies where information is available on the website and provides a link to the correct page on the website.
You can access the Publication Scheme to find out more. (valid from June 2010)
If you have any queries about the Publication Scheme please contact the Freedom of Information team on 101 ext 49445 or 49446.
Northumbria Police receive approximately 900 Freedom of Information requests a year. The answer to your query may have been responded to previously and published. Check our Disclosure Log which shows requests disclosed since January 2010.
Where the information you are seeking is not available online, apply in writing to:
4th Floor Cobalt Business Exchange
Cobalt Business Way
Newcastle upon Tyne
Or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
When asking for information please include the following details:
Your name and address.
The information or documents you would like to access.
The way you want the information sent to you - hard copy or email.
Contact telephone number - this is optional but could be helpful if we need to clarify your request.
Specific mention of the Freedom of Information Act in a request is not a requirement, but doing so will provide absolute clarity when the request is received.
Depending on the nature of your request a fee may be payable.
To ensure public interest issues are fully considered, all applications for information will be considered on a case by case basis in accordance with the requirements of the Act.
Please note: under the Freedom of Information Act we have 20 working days to respond to your request for information.