Dear Warwickshire Police,

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I would like to request the number of vehicles seized by the force in both 2019 and 2020, broken down by the reasons for the seizures.

If you require any further clarification or have any other questions, please let me know.

Yours faithfully,

Jamie Dixon

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Dear Jamie Dixon,

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REFERENCE NO: 386-2021 [Siezing of
Vehicles]

 

We are writing in connection with your request for information which was
received on 27^th April 2021.  Your request will now be considered in
accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“the Act”).

 

We will make every effort to provide a response to your request within 20
working days as stipulated by the Act.

 

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Yours sincerely,

 

Amy Kimber

FOI Administration Officer

Information and Compliance

Warwickshire Police

 

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Dear Jamie Dixon,
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REFERENCE NO: 386-2021
I write in connection with your request for information which was received
on 27^th April 2021. Please find below the response to your request:
 
Under the Freedom of Information Act, I would like to request the number
of vehicles seized by the force in both 2019 and 2020, broken down by the
reasons for the seizures.
 
Response:
I can confirm that the information requested is held by Warwickshire
Police and details are provided below.
 
 

2019 2020
Abandoned 156 240
Breakdown 158 141
Burnout 33 46
Fatal 85 49
Obstruct 174 132
Pace 72 66
RTC 2023 1672
S165 1747 1991
S29 409 117
S99 565 223
Stolen 415 462
Police to pay 7 12
S59 16 3
TOTAL 5860 5154

 
 
Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided is as
accurate as possible
 
Your attention is drawn to the below which details your right of
complaint.
 
Should you have any further enquiries concerning this matter, please write
or email the Freedom Of Information Unit quoting the reference number
above.
 
Yours sincerely
 
Sabina Harris
Freedom of Information Officer
Freedom Of Information Unit
Warwickshire Police
PO Box 4
Leek Wootton
Warwickshire
CV35 7QB
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Warwickshire Police in complying with their statutory duty under sections
1 and 11 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to release the enclosed
information 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 The Force Solicitor, Warwickshire
Police, Leek Wootton, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV35 7QA.
 
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