Requesting information for the prevention or detection of crime

This page is for organisations that may require access to personal data that is held by Devon County Council, for the purposes of preventing or detecting crime, or for the apprehension or prosecution of offenders.

Section 29(3) of the Data Protection Act provides the Council with a legal power to share personal data in the above circumstances. Requests under this legislation should be made in writing:

If you are a police authority we would ask that you provide a completed copy of your force’s 277 Data Request Form.

For further assistance please contact the Information Governance team on 01392 384674.