Mis-fueled police vehicles (12277_17)

Request

1.How many times in the last 12 months ( October 2016 – October 2017 ), have police vehicles in your force been mis-fueled (i.e. diesel in a petrol vehicle or vice versa)?

 2.How much did your force spend in repairs to police vehicles that have been mis-fueled between October 2016 and October 2017?

Response

Please find enclosed our response.

Please note that these data should be interpreted with caution.

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.

1.How many times in the last 12 months ( October 2016 – October 2017 ), have police vehicles in your force been mis-fueled (i.e. diesel in a petrol vehicle or vice versa)? 

88 vehicles between 01/10/2016 to 30/09/2017

 2.How much did your force spend in repairs to police vehicles that have been mis-fueled between October 2016 and October 2017? 

Cost of parts and labour £7909.28.

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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