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Equipment costs - 500/18

Date Responded 07 June 2018

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:

Please could you tell me the date you last purchased the following pieces of equipment, how many were purchased and the unit price you paid per item?

1.         Riot Shields

2.         Batons

3.         Standard Issue Handcuffs

4.         X26 Taser

5.         Anti-riot leg guards

In Response:

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 Finance 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.To note - The Force hasn’t purchased new riot shields for several years as existing stock is refurbished when required. 

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Description

Date Purchased

No. Purchased

Price per unit

Baton

March 2018

150

£23.49

Handcuffs

Feb 2018

150

£16.95

X2 Taser

Aug 2017

30

£825.00

Knee/Leg Guards

Nov 2017

50

35.50

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