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Reference: F-2022-02203


Request 1a
How much did your force spend on settlements or pay outs and the associated legal costs (your own and/or contributions to the claimant's costs) for civil claims filed by or on behalf of members of the public and arising partly or wholly from alleged officer misconduct from 1 Jan 2012 to 31 Dec 2021?

Request 1b
How much of this total was legal costs?

Request 2
Are settlements or pay outs for such civil claims handled by your legal department, rather than by your professional standards department?

Request 3a
Does your force monitor and keep a record on each officer's file of every time the force settles or pays out in a civil case wholly or partly arising from that officer's alleged misconduct? If so, which department monitors this?

Request 3b
If the answer to 2 is no, why not?

Request 3c
If the answer to 2 is yes, please can you tell me how many officers working for your force have more than one settlement or pay out on their record?

Request 4
For each of the officers in Question 3c, can you provide:
a) how many separate claims that led to a settlement or pay out are on their record.
b) the total cost of the settlements/pay outs (including legal costs) of the claims on their record.
c) if that officer is still working for your force.