Dashcam Footage (722A/20)
- How many submissions of dashcam, smartphone or helmet camera footage of driving offences have been submitted to your force from members of the public in 2017, 2018 and 2019?
- How many prosecutions for driving offences have resulted from dashcam, smartphone or helmet camera footage submitted by members of the public in 2017, 2018 and 2019?
- What was the most common driving offence / top three driving offence submissions reported to your force from dashcam, smartphone or helmet camera footage from members of the public in 2017, 2018 and 2019?
- What was the most common driving offence / top three driving offences prosecuted as a result of dashcam, smartphone or helmet camera footage submitted by members of the public in 2017, 2018 and 2019?
Please find attached our response.
Please note that these data should be interpreted with caution. Comparing numbers of incidents/crimes can be misleading and does not necessarily indicate the likelihood of someone being a victim of crime. In addition, the number of incidents/crimes recorded in an area over a period of time can be influenced by a number of factors. Consequently statistics on incidents/crimes for one period may not necessarily be a good indicator of future incidents in that area.
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.