Taxi Drivers (494_14)

Request

Thank you for the advice. I am confirming that I would like to receive the information outlined above regarding taxi drivers for the recent months up to the cost limit.

 

  1. The number of private hire vehicle driver’s (otherwise known as private taxis) involvement in crime reports and description of the crime.

 

Broken down into type of involvement (e.g witness,victim or offender) for each month between 2010 and 2014.

Response

  1. The number of private hire vehicle driver’s (otherwise known as private taxis) involvement in crime reports

 

2010 = 2,002

2011 = 1,663

2012 = 1,374

2013 = 1,579

2014 = 1,404

 

Description of crime

 

The attached tables provide Crimes involving Taxi Drivers from 01 January 2010 to 31 December 2014, by crime category, month and role type.

 

Broken down into type of involvement (e.g witness, victim or offender) for each month between 2010 and 2014.

 

As above

 

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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