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Karen Kennedy
Information Rights
Bedfordshire Police Headquarters,
Woburn Road, Kempston,
Bedford, MK43 9AX
Telephone: 01234 842547

4th January 2019

Our Ref: FOI2018/06993


I write in connection with your request for information received on 4th December. I note you seek access to the following information:
1. How many police cadets have reported being sexually assaults by a police officer? Please include the rank of officer accused.
2. How many of these reports have lead to an investigation?
3. How many of these reports have lead to an officer being charged or dismissed for sexually assaulting a police cadet? Please include rank of officer.
4. What safe guarding procedures does the force have in place to protect police cadets?
5. How many police cadets have reported being physically assaulted by a police officer.
6. Please can I have the case notes/ report relating to officer's dismissed or investigated for sexually or physically assaulting a police cadet?

Here "police cadet" refers to a youngster enrolled in the Volunteer Police Cadet programmes.
If it is not possible to answer this request in its entirety due to one or more questions exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in Section 12, please answer the ones that do not exceed the limits and disregard the ones that do.

If it is not possible to provide any of the information requested due to the request exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in Section 12, please provide advice and assistance, under your Section 16 obligations, as to how I can refine my request to be included in the scope of the Act.

In any case, if you can identify ways that my request could be refined please provide further advice and assistance to indicate this.

I am 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 your request, searches were conducted at Cambridgeshire Constabulary these searches failed to locate any records / documents relevant to your request. Accordingly I have determined that Cambridgeshire Constabulary do not hold the information you have requested.

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

Yours sincerely
Karen Kennedy
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 their website at or contact them on 0303 123 1113

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