Stolen Vehicle Reports 'Falling off' PNC LoS

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Dear West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner,

from 01/01/2016 to date, I ask to be provided:

How many stolen vehicle reports you have received
How many LoS reports ‘fell off’ PNC due to a failure to update
How many were reinstated to PNC, how many were not
What alerts you receive to a 'fall off' and how this is monitored/prevented

Please provide the information in excel format

Yours faithfully,

Phil Swift

West Midlands Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner

 

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Dear West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner,

Clarification

LoS – lost or stolen
PNC police national computer

It appears failure to ‘confirm the report fo LoS on PNC by the police will cause the LoS record/entry to be auto-weeded and ‘falloff’, the PNC LoS marker to be removed. Accordingly, any enquiry of the VRM will reveal no record of the stolen status, it will appear 'clear' of interest.

I wish to understand this process; how it works, what you are advised when this occurs, what enquiries are undertaken in respect of such a VRM, how the process is prevented and the extent of the ‘problem’ – since 01/01/2016

Yours faithfully,

Phil Swift

Lucy Naylor, West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner

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Dear Mr Swift,

Please find response attached to your request below.

Kind Regards,
Lucy Naylor
Business Support Team Leader

M: 07775005864
DD: 0121 626 6060

West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner
Lloyd House, Colmore Circus Queensway
Birmingham, B4 6NQ
www.westmidlands-pcc.gov.uk

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