Requesting crime / incident Statistics in 2016, 2017 and 2018

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Dear West Midlands Police,

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please provide statistics (Numbers) of crimes / incidents took place / recorded in 2016, 2017 and 2018 involving children.

A. Any reported incidents and / or assaults on children.
1. On-board Bus No: 703
2. On-board Bus No: 20/20E
3. On Aldermans Green Road CV2 - (Near Bus Stop ID: nwmpjmwm)
4. On Wigston Road CV2 - (Near Bus Stop ID: nwmdtmjw)

B. Any reported incidents and / or assaults on children going to or coming back from school.
1. On-board Bus No: 703
2. On-board Bus No: 20/20E
3. On Aldermans Green Road CV2 - (Near Bus Stop ID: nwmpjmwm)
4. On Wigston Road CV2 - (Near Bus Stop ID: nwmdtmjw)

C. Any reported incidents at The Grace Academy - Coventry

I would like the above information to be provided to me as electronic copies (Email, PDF or HTML).

If this request is too wide or unclear, I would be grateful if you could contact me as I understand that under the Act, you are required to advise and assist requester. If any of this information is already in the public domain, please can you direct me to it, with page references and URLs if necessary.

If the release of any of this information is prohibited on the grounds of breach of confidence, I ask that you supply me with copies of the confidentiality agreement and remind you that information should not be treated as confidential if such an agreement has not been signed.

I understand that you are required to respond to my request within the 20 working days after you receive this letter. I would be grateful if you could confirm in writing that you have received this request.

I look forward to hearing from you.
Yours faithfully,

Kamran Ali

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Dear Mr Ali

 

 

 

FOI Request Reference: 2810/18

 

Thank you for your request for information, received 13/03/2018.

 

REQUEST

 

I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to
which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

Please provide statistics (Numbers) of crimes / incidents took place /
recorded in 2016, 2017 and 2018 involving children.

 

A.         Any reported incidents and / or assaults on children.

1.         On-board Bus No: 703

2.         On-board Bus No: 20/20E

3.         On Aldermans Green Road CV2 - (Near Bus Stop ID: nwmpjmwm)

4.         On Wigston Road CV2 - (Near Bus Stop ID: nwmdtmjw)

 

B.         Any reported incidents and / or assaults on children going to
or coming back from school.

1.         On-board Bus No: 703

2.         On-board Bus No: 20/20E

3.         On Aldermans Green Road CV2 - (Near Bus Stop ID: nwmpjmwm)

4.         On Wigston Road CV2 - (Near Bus Stop ID: nwmdtmjw)

 

C. Any reported incidents at The Grace Academy - Coventry

 

RESPONSE

 

Please find attached our response.

 

Please note that these data should be interpreted with caution. Comparing
numbers of incidents/crimes can be misleading and does not necessarily
indicate the likelihood of someone being a victim of crime. In addition,
the number of incidents/crimes recorded in an area over a period of time
can be influenced by a number of factors. Consequently statistics on
incidents/crimes for one period may not necessarily be a good indicator of
future incidents in that area.

 

Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and
complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been
extracted from a number of data sources used by forces for police
purposes. The detail collected to respond specifically to your request is
subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system.
As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes
and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when interpreting
those data.

 

The figures provided therefore are our best interpretation of relevance of
data to your request, but you should be aware that the collation of
figures for ad hoc requests may have limitations and this should be taken
into account when those data are used.

If you decide to write an article / use the enclosed data we would ask you
to take into consideration the factors highlighted in this document so as
to not mislead members of the public or official bodies, or misrepresent
the relevance of the whole or any part of this disclosed material.

 

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version of this response may be published on the West Midlands Police
website.

 

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Please note that such an appeal must be received within 20 working days of
the date of this correspondence. Any such request received after this time
will only be considered at the discretion of the FOI Unit.

 

If you require any further information, then please do not hesitate to
contact me.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

 

Andrea Mobberley

Freedom of Information Unit

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