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Protest Stop and Searches 2020

Date of request: February 13, 2021
Reference: 199/21

Request

1) How many stop and searches were conducted on individuals attending protests between 3rd June 2020 and 14th June 2020.

2) To follow on from question 1) please include a breakdown to display under what powers each individual stop and search were issued.

3) What items were recorded or retrieved, under each of the powers noted in question 2?

4) What number of arrests were made, for which offences, as a result of said stop and searches, under each of the powers noted in question 2?

5) During the protests between 3rd June 2020 and 14th June 2020 how many arrests were made under coronavirus regulations (The Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020)?

Response

Avon and Somerset Constabulary have been unable to identify any stop and searches that were conducted on individuals attending protests between 03rd June and 14th June 2020.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary have been unable to identify any arrests that were made at protests between 03rd June and 14th June 2020 under Coronavirus Regulations (The Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020).

 

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