Information listed in the Guide to Published Information under Northamptonshire Police Publication Scheme.
NB. It is recommended that you check the Guide before submitting your request in case the information you required is already published. Please click here for the Guide to Published Information.
Your own personal information, such as your criminal convictions record (or confirmation you do not have any convictions); reports you have made of crime or incidents; witness statements you have made.
Your right of access to your own personal information is via the subject access provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998. Information about how to make a subject access requests is available here.
If you are another public authority and require information, particularly personal information, in order to carry out your statutory functions.
In the first instance please direct any such requests to the Data Protection Officer on 03000 111 222 where you will receive further guidance.
Submitting your request for information
All requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act MUST be made in writing and MUST include the following:
- Your name
- An address; email or postal address
- A description of the information you require
You can send in your request via the following methods:
What happens next
You will receive written confirmation of your request and a latest date by which you should receive a reply.
The Act requires that requests for information are responded to within 20 working days, starting from the day after your request is received.
If it is necessary to clarify any aspect of your request we will contact you. A telephone number would be helpful for this purpose.
The response to your request will be provided via email or post. If it has been necessary to refuse your request or any part of it, this will be fully explained including what exemptions have been applied and why.
What to do if you are not satisfied with the response or the way in which your request has been handled
Our response will include details of our internal complaints procedures, known as Internal Review. An Internal Review is conducted by a senior manager independent of the original decision making process. You will receive the outcome of an internal review as early as possible and within 2 calendar months.
If you are not satisfied with the outcome of the internal review you can complain to the Information Commissioner's Office, the government regulator for the Freedom of Information Act.Details of how to contact the Information Commissioner's Office is included in our correspondence.
Glossary of Terms
Guide to Published
Making a Request
Published Information and
Freedom Of Information Officer,
Email: FOI Team
The ICO is the UK's independent public body set up to promote access to official information and protect personal information by promoting good practice, ruling on eligible complaints, providing information to individuals and organisations, and taking appropriate action when the law is broken.