Date Responded 20 June 2019

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.

You asked:

1 Does you force hold a Prevent database?

2.Do you have access to a centrally held database?

3.If yes who is the data controller?

4.What rank of officer can access the Prevent database (either held by your force or centrally)?

5. do any other organisations, government agencies or public bodies have access to any Prevent database or can they request data from it via your force?

6. Are you able to add individuals to the database?

In Response:

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted within Northumbria Police. I can confirm that the information you have requested is held in part by Northumbria Police.

I am able to disclose the located information to you as follows.

  1. No
  2. Yes
  3. The Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police is the Data Controller for any information inputted and extracted from the database by police officers/staff.
  4. Prevent officers (PC’s), Sgts, Insp and Ch Insp connected to Prevent.
  5. No information held
  6. Yes
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