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Heads of Departments - 489/20

Date Responded 24 March 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:

I am writing to see if you will provide the names of the current heads of the following departments

  1. Crime Department / CID
  2. Scientific Support / Forensic services
  3. Roads Policing

In Response:

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted within the relevant Departments 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. T/Detective Chief Superintendent Mark Ord - Head of Crime.
  2. Kirsty Potter - Head of Forensic Services.
  3. Chief Inspector Samantha Rennison - Roads Policing.
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