Baton Round Discharges - 831/21

Date Responded 29 June 2021

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:

How many times did your officers discharge baton rounds in each of the last three full calendar years, broken down by year.

In Response:

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the Operations Department of Northumbria Police.  I can confirm that the information you have requested is not held by Northumbria Police, as there have been no such discharges.

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