Sussex Police seeks to be as open and transparent as possible in
its dealings with the public and consistent with the requirements
of the law - including legitimate rights to personal privacy.
In addition to existing normal channels of communication,
whether with organisations or individuals, the Force also makes
information available in accordance with the Freedom of Information
Act (FOI) 2000 and the Data Protection Act (DPA) 1998.
The Freedom of Information Act requires compliance with a
Publication Scheme to specify the classes of information the public
authority already publishes or intends to publish. Our intention is
to publish as much information as possible on subjects where there
is known to be public interest. However, exemptions under the
Freedom of Information Act may prevent some information from being
In providing this information Sussex Police is following the
legally approved model publication scheme issued by the Information