This request, reference HQ/Pa/3024/15, was received on Wednesday 04 November 2015, 4:33pm.
(a) How many requests are received for emergency use dispensations annually by each of the three emergency services (Police, Fire and Ambulance)? (b) Who makes decisions as to whether such requests are EHCR and policy compliant? (c) What training the decision maker receives to assist this process? (d) What approximate rank or pay grade is the decision maker? (e) How many decision makers there are? (f) If there is an appeals process? (g) Do either of the other Emergency services have devolved ability to dispense NIPs without Police input? (h) Does the system work any differently for internal Police alleged offenders and if so how?
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