999 Calls (21733/18)
1) The total number of 999 calls received by your police force in each individual year: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.
2) The total number of 999 calls where police officers were deployed from your force in each individual year: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.
3) For those 999 calls where police officers were deployed from your force within the P1 Immediate category, what was the average time from the call being received in your control room, to the officers reaching their deployment destination? This should be broken down for the years 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. This average time should relate to all calls where a deployment was subsequently made by your force.
4) What was the operational target time for officers to reach their deployment destination for P1 Immediate category calls, from the point at which the call was received in your control room? This should be as of December 31st in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
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.
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