Dear Metropolitan Police Service (MPS),

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I’d like to request information about the theft of mobile phones, including:

- The total count of mobile phones reported stolen
- How many of these phones reported stolen were manufactured by Apple
- How many of these phones reported stolen were manufactured by Samsung

I would like to specifically receive data regarding thefts that have taken place within each London Borough individually.

Between each of these time periods:
- 01/04/2016 - 01/03/2017
- 01/04/2017 - 01/03/2018
- 01/04/2018 - 01/03/2019

Please get in touch if you need any clarification or further information from myself.

Yours faithfully,
Jamie Dixon

Cyclops on behalf of Fionna Ford, Metropolitan Police Service (MPS)

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Information Rights Unit
PO Box 313
  Sidcup

  DA15 0HH
United Kingdom
 
Our Ref: 01/FOI/19/012193
 
Date: 04/11/2019
 
 

 

 

 

Dear Jamie Dixon,

 

Freedom of Information Request Reference No: 01/FOI/19/012193

I write in connection with your request for information which was received
by the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) on 01/11/2019.  I note you seek
access to the following information:

 

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I’d like to request information
about the theft of mobile phones, including:

- The total count of mobile phones reported stolen
- How many of these phones reported stolen were manufactured by Apple
- How many of these phones reported stolen were manufactured by Samsung

I would like to specifically receive data regarding thefts that have taken
place within each London Borough individually.

Between each of these time periods:
- 01/04/2016 - 01/03/2017
- 01/04/2017 - 01/03/2018
- 01/04/2018 - 01/03/2019

Please get in touch if you need any clarification or further information
from myself.

 

Your request will now be considered in accordance with the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 (the Act).  You will receive a response within the
statutory timescale of 20 working days as defined by the Act.  

 

If you have any further enquiries concerning this matter, please contact
us at [email address], quoting the reference number above. Should your
enquiry relate to the logging or allocations process we will be able to
assist you directly and where your enquiry relates to other matters (such
as the status of the request) we will be able to pass on a message and/or
advise you of the relevant contact details. 

 

Yours sincerely, 

 

F. Ford 

COMPLAINT RIGHTS

 

Are you unhappy with how your request has been handled or do you think the
decision is incorrect?

 

You have the right to require the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) to
review their decision.

 

Prior to lodging a formal complaint you are welcome to discuss the
response with the case officer who dealt with your request.  

 

Complaint

 

If you are dissatisfied with the handling procedures or the decision of
the MPS made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act) regarding
access to information you can lodge a complaint with the MPS to have the
decision reviewed.

 

Complaints should be made in writing, within forty (40) working days from
the date of the refusal notice, and addressed to:

 

FOI Complaint

Information Rights Unit

PO Box 57192

London

SW6 1SF

[email address]

 

In all possible circumstances the MPS will aim to respond to your
complaint within 20 working days.

 

The Information Commissioner

 

After lodging a complaint with the MPS if you are still dissatisfied with
the decision you may make application to the Information Commissioner for
a decision on whether the request for information has been dealt with in
accordance with the requirements of the Act.

 

For information on how to make application to the Information Commissioner
please visit their website at www.ico.org.uk.  Alternatively, write to or
phone:

 

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Phone: 0303 123 1113

 

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Dear Mr Dixon

 

Freedom of Information Request Reference No: 01/FOI/19/012193

 

I write in connection with your request for information which was received
by the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) on 01/11/2019.  I note you seek
access to the following information:

 

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I’d like to request information
about the theft of mobile phones, including:

- The total count of mobile phones reported stolen
- How many of these phones reported stolen were manufactured by Apple
- How many of these phones reported stolen were manufactured by Samsung

I would like to specifically receive data regarding thefts that have taken
place within each London Borough individually.

Between each of these time periods:
- 01/04/2016 - 01/03/2017
- 01/04/2017 - 01/03/2018
- 01/04/2018 - 01/03/2019

Please get in touch if you need any clarification or further information
from myself.

 

SEARCHES TO LOCATE INFORMATION

 

To locate the information relevant to your request searches were conducted
within the MPS.  The searches located information relevant to your
request.

 

DECISION

 

I have today decided to disclose the located information to you in full.

 

Please find attached information pursuant to your request.

 

Should you have any further enquiries concerning this matter, please
contact me via email at [1][email address], quoting the reference
number above.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Bibi Karim

 

In complying with their statutory duty under sections 1 and 11 of the
Freedom of Information Act 2000 to release the enclosed information, the
Metropolitan Police Service will not breach the Copyright, Designs and
Patents Act 1988. However, the rights of the copyright owner of the
enclosed information will continue to be protected by law.  Applications
for the copyright owner's written permission to reproduce any part of the
attached information should be addressed to MPS Directorate of Legal
Services, 10 Lambs Conduit Street, London, WC1N 3NR.

COMPLAINT RIGHTS

 

Are you unhappy with how your request has been handled or do you think the
decision is incorrect?

 

You have the right to require the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) to
review their decision.

 

Prior to lodging a formal complaint you are welcome to discuss the
response with the case officer who dealt with your request. 

 

Complaint

 

If you are dissatisfied with the handling procedures or the decision of
the MPS made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act) regarding
access to information you can lodge a complaint with the MPS to have the
decision reviewed.

 

Complaints should be made in writing, within forty (40) working days from
the date of the refusal notice, and addressed to:

 

FOI Complaint

Information Rights Unit

PO Box 57192

London

SW6 1SF

[2][email address]

 

In all possible circumstances the MPS will aim to respond to your
complaint within 20 working days.

 

The Information Commissioner

 

After lodging a complaint with the MPS if you are still dissatisfied with
the decision you may make application to the Information Commissioner for
a decision on whether the request for information has been dealt with in
accordance with the requirements of the Act.

 

For information on how to make application to the Information Commissioner
please visit their website at [3]www.ico.org.uk.  Alternatively, write to
or phone:

 

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Phone: 0303 123 1113

 

 

NOTICE - This email and any attachments are solely for the intended
recipient and may be confidential.  If you have received this email in
error, please notify the sender and delete it from your system.  Do not
use, copy or disclose the information contained in this email or in any
attachment without the permission of the sender.  Metropolitan Police
Service (MPS) communication systems are monitored to the extent permitted
by law and any email and/or attachments may be read by monitoring staff. 
Only specified personnel are authorised to conclude binding agreements on
behalf of the MPS by email and no responsibility is accepted for
unauthorised agreements reached with other personnel.  While reasonable
precautions have been taken to ensure no viruses are present in this
email, its security and that of any attachments cannot be guaranteed.

 

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