Date Responded 22 July 2020

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. Between 01 Jan 2017 and 31 Dec 2019, how many reports did the force receive of drones being used to fly drugs/ contraband into prisons?
2. How many of these reports has so far resulted in an arrest?
3. Between 01 Jan 2017 and 31 Dec 2019, how many reports did the force receive of drones being used to fly drugs/ contraband into immigration removal centres?
4. How many of the above reports has so far resulted in an arrest?

In Response:

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the Corporate Development 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.

1. 2
2. 0
3. 0
4. 0

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