Dangerous Cycling (8893_16)

Request

*How many people have been charged with dangerous cycling by West Midlands Police in 2012,2013,2014,2015 and 2016?
*Where did each charge happen (town)
*What was the outcome in relation to each charge?

Response

Please find below our response.

There have been two arrests during the requested time, one in May 2016 and the other in December 2015. They occurred in Birmingham and Wolverhampton.

One offender was charged, in the other case, no further action was taken. We do not hold prosecution data, therefore we are unable to provide any further results.

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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