Requests for information required by solicitors for civil proceedings for which the police have no statutory duty to disclose must be made in writing to:
Central Information Unit
West Midlands Police
PO Box 52 Birmingham
Alternatively, you can fax 0121 626 5291.
Disclosure of information for civil purposes is discretionary and we can exercise a power not to disclose the information. Each request will be considered on its own individual merits.
Disclosures will be based on careful considerations of all the information that is provided by the solicitor and the information that is held. A decision will be made based on public interest tests, risk of harm to individuals or investigations and the requirements’ of legislations and the West Midlands Police business requirements for disclosure.