Freedom of Information request

The Freedom of Information Act was introduced to give the public greater access to information in relation to the workings of government and public bodies. Ensuring a more open and transparent public authority, with greater accountability.

The Act places a number of obligations on public authorities and provides a general right of access to all information recorded by the constabulary, subject to the application of an applicable exemption or exemptions.

The Act encourages public authorities to efficiently manage their information, to ensure the disclosure of accurate information, by both:

  • Proactive disclosure via the Publication Scheme and Disclosure Logs
  • Responding to information requests

Any individual can make a request for information under the Act and there are two specific related rights to individuals making a request for information:

  • The right to be told whether the information exists
  • The right to receive the information

The above rights are subject to the application of relevant exemptions, which can remove the right of the constabulary to provide the data or confirm that any information exists.

Further information regarding exemptions can be found within the College of Policing’s Authorised Professional Practice (APP). 

Freedom of Information Act Requests

You can make a request for information under the FOI Act by using our online form, via email or in writing.

Our online form is the easiest and quickest way to make a request for information under the FOI Act.

Contact us

The Freedom of Information Team is based at Norfolk Constabulary Police Headquarters, and can be contacted via the following details:


Norfolk Constabulary 
Operations and Communications Centre
Jubilee House
Falconers Chase
NR18 0WW

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 01953 425699 Ext 2803 or 2804

Further Information

Additional information concerning the constabulary’s obligations under the Act, including both proactive and reactive disclosure, can be found within the following pages:

FOI Information Page

Publication Scheme

Disclosure Logs

Have you searched our Disclosure Log to check the information you wish to request isn't published?
Please check the Disclosure Log here before making your request.


Are you wishing to access your own personal data?
Requests for personal information will not be dealt under the Freedom of Information Act. Further details regarding the Subject Access process can be found within the Data Protection pages.


Name and return email or postage address - In order to comply with Section 8 of the Act, the Constabulary will require your full name, either to include first name and surname or to include title and surname