Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')
As you may be aware the purpose of the Act is to allow a general right of access to information held at the time of a request, by a Public Authority (including the Police), subject to certain limitations and exemptions.
- The number of police officers that have been investigated, reprimanded or sacked for racist behaviour in each calendar year from 2014 to 2017.
- The details of the incidents that led to disciplinary action taking place and the outcome of that action.
We have now had the opportunity to fully consider your request and I provide a response for your attention.
Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the Professional Standards Department of Northumbria Police. I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by Northumbria Police.
I am able to disclose the located information to you as follows.
The below are allegations of racist behaviour:
2. No cases were upheld and therefore no further disciplinary action was taken against any of the officers.