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Date published - 25/01/2019

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Information Rights Bedfordshire Police Headquarters,

Woburn Road, Kempston,

Bedford, MK43 9AX

Telephone: 01234 842547


21st January 2019

Our Ref: FOI2018/07280

Request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 Ref No: FOI2018/07280

I write in connection with your request for information received on 20th December. I note you seek access to the following information:

Are you able to provide details for the following questions: Within your constabulary, how many car thefts have there been annually in 2016, 2017 and 2018 (to date)? Within your constabulary, which town or city has had the most car thefts in 2018 (to date) and how many thefts was this? Within your constabulary, what are the three most common cars to be stolen in 2018 (to date)? Please break this down to include the make and model of the most common cars that have been stolen and how many were stolen. For example – 365 Audi A3's were stolen during 2018. If you are unable to proved both make and model for safety issues, please provide the make (brand) in the same format as detailed. Within your constabulary, in 2016, 2017 and 2018 (to date) , what is the total value of cars stolen broken down annually?

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.

Please see attached document Annexe A, the total value of cars stolen is not recorded.

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

Karen Kennedy

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 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 concerns or contact them on 0303 123 1113

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