The College of Policing will meet all reasonable requests for information made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOI Act). We are committed to operating openly and to maintaining a high level of public trust and confidence in our organisation.
Our commitment to openness is balanced by the need for us to consider whether there are valid reasons why some information should be withheld, for example if its release would prejudice national security, endanger the safety of individuals or damage commercial interests. For some exemptions under the FOI Act, we must also consider whether the public interest in withholding the information outweighs the public interest in releasing it. In considering each request, we will consult fully with external stakeholders where appropriate and if we determine that we are unable to disclose the information requested, we will always explain the reasons why and which exemption(s) have been applied.
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