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The Freedom of Information (FOI) Act gives you the right to ask the Office of the Kent Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) for information you believe we may hold.

Anyone can make a request for information – there are no restrictions on your age, nationality or where you live. Most requests are free but you might be asked to pay a small amount for photocopies or postage. You will be told if you have to pay anything.

We aim at all times to respond to FOI requests within 20 working days. This time limit starts on the day after the date of receipt.

Our FOI disclosure log summarises recent FOIs to which the OPCC has responded:

Copies of the full responses can be obtained by contacting the OPCC.

There are however a number of exemptions to releasing information. Further details about these exemptions are available on the Information Commissioner’s Office website. The ICO is the independent authority for data rights in the UK.

Make a request of the OPCC

To make a Freedom of Information request to the OPCC please complete the form below. Alternatively, you can email us, or write to The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, Kent Police HQ, Sutton Road, Maidstone, ME15 9BZ.

Please note that Kent Police has its own FoI processes.

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Privacy

To understand how we handle personal data, read our privacy notice.

See our privacy policy

How we handle your personal information

The information you provide to the Office of the Kent Police and Crime Commissioner (OPCC) is important and we have a duty to manage it carefully. Under no circumstances will we sell, trade, rent or otherwise disclose your details to others unless required to do so by law.

You may be aware that data protection law changed in May 2018. To make sure you fully understand how we use your personal information, we have updated our Privacy Notice below.
 
Please read this if you wish to contact the Kent Police and Crime Commissioner, or the Office of the Kent Police and Crime Commissioner. If you are making contact on behalf of someone else, please refer them to this notice, or pass a copy on to them.

This Privacy Notice can be downloaded as a pdf document, or you can request a paper copy by:

  • Email: contactyourpcc@kent.police.uk

  • Telephone: 01622 677055 (Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm)

  • Post: Data Protection Officer, OPCC, Kent Police HQ, Sutton Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 9BZ

You can also contact us to request alternative formats, including large print.

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