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FOI2019/04923

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Date published - 28/08/2019

To receive a downloadable version of this letter please include the reference number and contact foi@cambs.pnn.police.uk

Information Rights

Bedfordshire Police Headquarters,

Woburn Road, Kempston,

Bedford, MK43 9AX

 

Telephone: 01234 842547

Email: foi@herts.pnn.police.uk

 

19th September 2019

REQUEST UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 Ref No: FOI2019/04923

 I write in connection with your request for information received on 31st July. I note you seek access to the following information:

The number of recorded instances where police officers have attended an illegal land incursion in each of the last three years?

The number of recorded instances where police have used the powers contained within Section 61, Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 in each of the last three years?

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.

Response 

Cambridgeshire Constabulary has conducted a search of our incident recording system for all records between 1st January 2016 to 31st July 2019 where the incident closure class is “TRESPASS”.

For Question 2 we searched through the incident comments to see where Section 61, Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 was mentioned. Please see the table below:

Illegal land incursions
Year Number of incidents 
2016 46 
2017 131 
2018 162 
2019* 93 

 

Illegal alnd incursions
Response 2016 2017  2018  2019* 
Appointment scheduled
Immediate response 16  15  11 
No Response 22  51  57  32 
Prompt response 29  52  26 
 Scheduled contact 10  32  38  24 

 

Illegal land incursions
Year  Section 61s
2016
2017
2018
2019*

 *Up until 31/07/2019

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.

Should you have any further enquiries concerning this matter please do not hesitate to contact me quoting the above reference number.

Yours sincerely

Information Rights

Cambridgeshire Constabulary provides you the right to request an independent review of this response under its review procedure. If you require such a review you must notify us within two months from the date of this letter. After lodging a complaint with Bedfordshire Police if you are still dissatisfied with the decision you may make an application to the Information Commissioner. For information on how to make a complaint please visit ico.org.uk or contact them on 0303 123 1113.

 

 

 

 

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