September 30, 2022 | Investigations and Operations
I would like the following data about police in UK schools: The total number of Safer School Officers or school-based police officers from your force on:
a. 1 April 2021; and
b. 1 April 2022.
The total number of times where police officer(s) from your force have:
a. Been called to deal with a behavioural or disciplinary incident at a school involving student(s) between 1 April 2021 - 1 April 2022.
b. Conducted a search of a student at a school (for example, on suspicion that a student is carrying illegal drugs, a weapon, stolen property or something which could be used to commit a crime) between 1 April 2021 - 1 April 2022.
c. Conducted a strip search of a student at a school between 1 April 2021 - 1 April 2022.
For point 2, please provide this information broken down by the ethnicity, gender and age of the student(s) involved and whether they are entitled to Free School Meals or have Special Education Needs.