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There are a number of ways you can request information from West Midlands Police.
If you are a victim of crime, the Code of Practice for Victims of Crime entitles you to be informed about the police investigation.
The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to request personal information about yourself. For more details on your right to your own information, including for employment or emigration/visa purposes, see accessing your own information.
Requests for information for civil proceedings should be made in writing to the Civil Disclosure Unit.
Requests for road traffic collision information should be addressed to the Traffic Process Office.
Information about contracts and tenders is available on the Bluelight Procurement website.
Requests for data for academic or research purposes should be made to the Academic Research team.
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 gives a general right to request recorded information held by public authorities. For more information see Freedom of Information.
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