Bedfordshire Police Headquarters,
Woburn Road, Kempston,
Bedford, MK43 9AX
Telephone: 01234 842547
4th January 2019
Our Ref: FOI2018/06997
REQUEST UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 Ref No: FOI2018/06997
I write in connection with your request for information received on 4th December. I note you seek access to the following information:
1.The number of 101 calls received that make mention of “FGM”, “female genital mutilation” or “female cutting”
in each of the following years: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018?
2.The number of 999 calls received that make mention of “FGM”, “female genital mutilation” or “female cutting” in each of the following years: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018?
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.
Following enquiries within the Constabulary please see our response below.
Origin 999 - Concerning FGM
- 2014 - 0
- 2015 - 1
- 2016 - 1
- 2017 - 1
- 2018 - 0
Origin Tel: 101 - concerning FGM
- 2014 - 0
- 2015 - 2
- 2016 - 8
- 2017 - 7
- 2018 - 4
Nil returns for female cutting.
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.
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. Afte rlodging a complaint with Cambridgeshire Constabulary 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 their website at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/ or contact them on 0303 123 1113