Our Cops in the North - 1656/21

Date Responded 17 December 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:

Re a programme called Our Cops in the North. My FOI is as follows:


  1. What was the process by which it was agreed that this programme should be created?
  2. Which stakeholders were involved at all stages of the programme’s development?
  3. What were the objectives of all the stakeholders involved and how was their achievement to be measured?

In Response:

  1. The proposal was presented to Northumbria Police’s Executive Team who agreed the Force would facilitate the programme.
  2. Any stakeholders involved in the production of the programme were engaged with by the production company.
  3. The objectives for Northumbria Police were to highlight the work undertaken by our officers, staff and volunteers and in doing so, maintain public confidence in policing.
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