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Date published - 31/12/2019

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Information Rights

Bedfordshire Police Headquarters,

Woburn Road, Kempston,

Bedford, MK43 9AX


Telephone: 01234 842547



24 October 2019

Request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 Ref No: FOI2019/06200

I write in connection with your request for information received on 26th September. I note you seek access to the following information:

Please could you tell me the number of “Threat to Life” warning notices (also known as “Osman letters”) that have been issued in:

• 2014

• 2015

• 2016

• 2017

• 2018

Iam required by the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (The Act) to handle all requests in a manner that is blind to the identity of the requestor. Any information released in response to a request is regarded as being published and therefore, in the public domain without caveat.

Following enquiries within the Constabulary please see our response below.


Cambridgeshire Constabulary have conducted searches within the force, please find detailed below the information you have requested:

2014 = 15

2015 = 10

2016 = 11

2017 = 17

2018 = 3

The numerical data presented in this response is an un-audited snapshot of un-published data sourced from "live" systems and is subject to the interpretation of the original request by the individual extracting the data.

Should you have any further enquiries concerning this matter please do not hesitate to contact me quoting the above reference number.

Yours sincerely

Information Rights

Cambridgeshire Constabulary provides you the right to request an independent review of this response under its review procedure. If you require such a review you must notify us within two months from the date of this letter. After lodging a complaint with Cambridgeshire Constabulary if you are still dissatisfied with the decision you may make an application to the Information Commissioner. For information on how to make a complaint please visit or contact them on 0303 123 1113.

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