Car Jacking (4608_14)

Request / Response

1. The annual number of car jacking’s (robberies of motor vehicles where the driver has been present) in the West Midlands force area over the last 5 years. (2009-2013). Including the monthly break down of figures for this period.

Number of  Car Jacking Offences where the MO notes contain ‘ Car Jacking’ and the Offence type is ‘ Robbery’

Car Jackings per month

Month

Vol

Jan-2009

15

Feb-2009

5

Mar-2009

8

Apr-2009

3

May-2009

6

Jun-2009

6

Jul-2009

6

Aug-2009

8

Sep-2009

9

Oct-2009

12

Nov-2009

8

Dec-2009

5

Jan-2010

5

Feb-2010

6

Mar-2010

5

Apr-2010

7

May-2010

2

Jun-2010

7

Jul-2010

6

Aug-2010

5

Sep-2010

8

Oct-2010

13

Nov-2010

3

Dec-2010

6

Jan-2011

12

Feb-2011

4

Mar-2011

3

Apr-2011

8

May-2011

7

Jun-2011

4

Jul-2011

4

Aug-2011

6

Sep-2011

10

Oct-2011

5

Nov-2011

8

Dec-2011

5

Jan-2012

2

Feb-2012

1

Mar-2012

1

Apr-2012

1

May-2012

4

Jun-2012

1

Aug-2012

1

Sep-2012

1

Oct-2012

1

Dec-2012

1

Jan-2013

3

Feb-2013

2

Apr-2013

6

Jul-2013

1

Aug-2013

1

Sep-2013

1

Oct-2013

3

Nov-2013

3

Dec-2013

2

Grand Total

276

2. The annual number of people charged with this type of robbery in the West Midlands force area over the past 5 years. (2009-2013)

Charges for Car Jacking where the MO notes contain ‘ Car Jacking’ and the Offence type is ‘ Robbery’

Charges for Car Jacking

 

Vol

2009

14

2010

6

2011

3

2012

1

2013

2

Grand Total

26

3. The annual number of robberies of motor vehicles in the West Midlands over the last 5 years (2009-201 3) where weapons where used including a break down of the types of weapons.

Car Jackings – Primary offence location

Primary offence location

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Grand Total

BUS STOP

0

1

0

0

0

1

CAR PARK

11

2

7

3

4

27

DRIVE/DRIVEWAY

6

2

7

1

1

17

EDUCATIONAL

0

0

1

0

0

1

FLAT – DWELLING

0

0

1

0

0

1

GARAGE COMMERCIAL

0

0

1

0

0

1

GARDEN CENTRE

0

1

0

0

0

1

OTHER

0

0

1

0

0

1

OUTSIDE ADDRESS

7

8

7

2

5

29

PETROL STATION

0

2

2

1

0

5

PUBLIC FOOTPATH

2

4

0

0

0

6

ROAD

64

50

46

7

12

179

SEMI DETACHED – DWELLING

0

2

1

0

0

3

SHOP

0

1

1

0

0

2

SUBWAY

1

0

0

0

0

1

TERRACE – DWELLING

0

0

1

0

0

1

Grand Total

91

73

76

14

22

276

4. Any frequent scenarios or trends in this type of robbery in the West Midlands force area including any hotspots in terms of geographical location or locations e.g public car parks.

Car Jackings – weapons used

Weapon

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Grand Total

04 – BOTTLE OR GLASS

1

0

0

0

0

1

05 – BRICK – STONE

1

1

0

1

0

3

15 – KNUCKLE DUSTER

1

0

0

0

0

1

22 – VEHICLE

1

1

0

0

0

2

23 – HAMMER

5

2

1

0

0

8

25 – OTHERS

4

1

5

0

0

10

39 – BASEBALL BAT

1

0

0

0

0

1

40 – IRON BAR

5

4

0

1

0

10

41 – SCREWDRIVER

0

3

0

0

0

3

43 – SHOTGUN – SAWN OFF

1

0

0

0

0

1

47 – HANDGUN – AIR PISTOL

0

1

1

0

0

2

49 – HANDGUN – OTHER

4

1

4

0

1

10

51 – HANDGUN – UNKNOWN

9

5

6

0

0

20

60 – CS GAS

0

1

0

0

0

1

61 – PEPPER SPRAY

0

1

0

0

0

1

68 – SUPPOSED FIREARM – TYPE UNKNOWN

0

0

1

0

0

1

69 – SHARP INSTRUMENT

2

0

0

0

3

5

72 – KITCHEN KNIFE

1

2

1

0

0

4

73 – MACHETE

1

1

1

0

0

3

75 – CRAFT KNIFE

1

0

0

0

0

1

77 – KNIFE – UNKNOWN

13

5

5

3

3

29

79 – COSH – BATON – STICK

0

1

0

0

0

1

84 – AXE

0

0

0

0

1

1

87 – MEAT CLEAVER

1

0

1

0

0

2

89 – UNBROKEN BOTTLE OR UNBROKEN GLASS

0

1

0

0

0

1

Grand Total

52

31

26

5

8

122

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