999 Calls (19395/18)

Request

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I request the following information from the police force:

How many 999 calls has the force had on New Year’s Eve for the following periods:

2013 into 2014

2014 into 2015

2015 into 2016

2016 into 2017

2017 into 2018

How many 999 calls has the force had before 5am on New Year’s Day for the following periods:

2013 into 2014

2014 into 2015

2015 into 2016

2016 into 2017

2017 into 2018

I would also like to know the average number of 999 calls a day for each of the years above in order to compare.

Response

Please find attached our response.

Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from a number of data sources used by forces for police purposes. The detail collected to respond specifically to your request is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when interpreting those data.

The figures provided therefore are our best interpretation of relevance of data to your request, but you should be aware that the collation of figures for ad hoc requests may have limitations and this should be taken into account when those data are used.

If you decide to write an article / use the enclosed data we would ask you to take into consideration the factors highlighted in this document so as to not mislead members of the public or official bodies, or misrepresent the relevance of the whole or any part of this disclosed material.

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