Bedfordshire Police Headquarters,
Woburn Road, Kempston,
Bedford, MK43 9AX Telephone: 01234 842547
29th July 2019
REQUEST UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 Ref No: FOI2019/04285
I write in connection with your request for information received on 3rd July. I note you seek access to the following information:
For the period 1st April 2019 to 30th June 2019 can you please tell me how many drone/UAV related calls per month have been received by Cambridgeshire Police, with a breakdown of the specific nature of each call.
Also, for 2018 and the period 1st January to 30th June 2019 can you please tell me how many people have been cautioned and how many charged for violations of the Air Navigation Order rules 94, 95 and 241.
I am required by the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (The Act) to handle all requests in a manner that is blind to the identity of the requestor. Any information released in response to a request is regarded as being published and therefore, in the public domain without caveat.
1. Annex A FOI2019 04285
2. We have searched for all suspects charged or cautioned on offences with the offence codes relating to the Air Navigation Order rules 94, 95 and 241 which were disposed of between 01/01/2018 and 30/06/2019. One suspect received a charge in 2018 – this was for Rule 241.
The numerical data presented in this response is an un-audited snapshot of un-published data sourced from "live" systems and is subject to the interpretation of the original request by the individual extracting the data.
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