Operational Guidance on Domestic Abuse - 1487/20

Date Responded 12 October 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:

You said in your response to FOI 810/19 - that Northumbria Police was in the process of considering new local guidance for officers on the investigation of domestic abuse, which would be finished by the end of 2019.

I am now writing to seek disclosure of the revised operational guidance for officers on responding to domestic abuse.

In Response:

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the Safeguarding 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.

Please see the attached document which will satisfy your request.

Operational Guidance on Domestic Abuse - 1487/20

  • FOI 1487-20 - Operational Guidance on Domestic Abuse.pdf
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