Training Provided To Overseas Police Forces - 654/21

Date Responded 07 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:

1. Training provided to overseas police forces in 2021 as well as 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, and 2016. In each case please include the following information:
a) The dates of the training
b) Country/ locality of the overseas force
c) The name and purpose of the training
d) The cost of the contract
e) The source(s) of the funding
f) Specify the particular police force and/or the unit being trained
g) The rank/ status and number of personnel trained
h) The location of the training
i) Names of any other public bodies or private entities engaged in the planning or delivery of the training and details of their role
j) Whether authorisation was obtained from the Home Secretary, as under section 26 of the Police Act
k) Whether forms were submitted to the International Police Assistance Board and/or Joint International Policing Hub
l) Whether an Overseas Security and Justice Assistance assessment was carried out and if so to which authority it was submitted

2. Forthcoming contracts for training of overseas police that have been agreed or proposed. In each case please include the information requested in points a-l above.

In Response:

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the Training Department of Northumbria Police. I can confirm that the information you have requested is not held by Northumbria Police.

No Information held.  Northumbria Police has not Provided Training To Overseas Police Forces.

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