This request, reference HQ/PA/2516/14, was received on Monday 06 October 2014, 9:06am.
1. From 25 November 2012 to 1 September 2014, how many officers and frontline staff, including those who take reports from victims, have been trained in how to respond to victims of stalking appropriately and sensitively? 2. Through what method have they been trained (please select from below)? a. College of Policing e-learning briefing module b. Face-to-face training c. As part of another compulsory training session, if so please state which training course d. Other, if so please state how 3. Of those officers and frontline staff that have been trained please state the duration of the training (in hours). If there are multiple methods please say a time for each method? 4. How many of the officers and frontline staff that have undergone training are a. Officers that are still in their probation period b. Officers that have completed their probation period c. Front line staff that are still in their probation period d. Front line staff that have completed their probation period 5. How many cases of stalking have been reported to your police force up to the 1st September 2014 and how many of those reports have been passed to the CPS? 6. How many DASH and S-DASH assessments have been completed by your force in relation to stalking victims up to 1st September 2014? 7. Do you have best practice guidance on how your police force deals with stalking? If so please send across with the FOI response.
Please view the attached response document.