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Reference: F-2023-00380


Request 1
Please tell me, with reference to the 2021/22 financial year, the number of:
a) Substance misuse tests undertaken at random by your force's officers?
b) Substance misuse tests administered with cause by your force's officers?
c) Substance misuse tests given on a pre-employment basis?
d) The number of positive results produced by all of the tests undertaken in the period?

Request 2
Please break down 1d (the number of positive tests) by:
a) The drug detected (e.g. Cannabis, cocaine)?
b) The disciplinary measures resulting (e.g. final warning, dismissed, job offer withdrawn)?
c) Whether the substance misuse test was given at random, with cause or on a pre-employment basis?

Substance Misuse Tests