Offences under the Dangerous Dogs Act by Breed

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Dear Metropolitan Police Service (MPS),

For all years you have data, could you please provide the number of dangerous dogs out of control seized under Section 3 of the Dangerous Dogs act (coded S3 Dang Dog) in total and classified by dog breed?

Additionally, for each dog breed where applicable, if you maintain this information, could you please note what proportion of these dogs had been on the Index of Exempt Dogs?

Yours faithfully,

B Treloar

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Good afternoon,

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Your unique reference number is 01/FOI/23/029997.

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Data Office Triage Team
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Dear Metropolitan Police Service (MPS),

Another police service has asked me to clarify my request, so to assist your officers in answering this request I would like to clarify there relevant timeline: please provide the requested data (i.e. the number of dogs out of control seized under S3 of the DDA 1991) for every calendar year since 2000 for which data is available.

Additionally, could you please provide the number of complaints, arrests, and persons charged for an offence relating to S3 Dangerous Dogs Out Of Control of the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 for each calendar year since 2000, to provide data on such offences which did not result in a seizure.

All data should be broken down by breed where available, with a further category for the number of offences which are unclassified.

Yours faithfully,

B Treloar

Cyclops on behalf of Ruth Binfor, Metropolitan Police Service (MPS)

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Information Rights Unit
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Email: [1][The Met request email]

 

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Our ref: 01/FOI/23/029997

 

30/05/2023

 

 

 
 

 

Dear B Treloar

 

Freedom of Information Request Reference No: 01/FOI/23/029997

 

Please see the attached in respect of your Freedom of Information request
referenced above.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Ruth Binfor

 

 

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