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.
1. Do you have a dedicated unit for the production of court material?
2. Have you ever utilised Electronic Presentation/Preparation of Evidence (EPE) Before?
2a. If so how many cases?
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 Criminal Justice Department and Crime 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. Northumbria has a single Criminal Justice Unit that co-ordinates the submission of evidential cases to the Crown Prosecution Service.