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Drink drive figures (456A/20)

Request

How many people were arrested for drink-driving in the 48-hour period from 12noon on Saturday, July 4.

Please could the figures be broken down by town/city and times provided for arrests on Saturday and Sunday.

I also want to know how this compared to both the previous weekend and New Year’s Eve/New Year’s Day 2020

Response

Some of the data is withheld due to the following exemption:

Section 40 (2) personal data

The exact time and location of arrest will not be released. This information may lead to an individual being identified once the information is released into the public domain.

4th – 6th July 2020: 48 hour 

 

24 Arrests:

 

Birmingham City Centre = 4 arrests

Acocks Green = 2 arrests

Northfield = 1 arrest

Balsall Heath = 1 arrest

Gornal =  1 arrest

Coventry =  4 arrests

Chelmsley Wood = 1 arrest

Aston = 2 arrests

Lozells =  1 arrest

Stourbridge = 1 arrest

Oldbury =  1 arrest

Solihull = 1 arrest

Willenhall = 1 arrest

Lye = 1 arrest

Bloxwich = 1 arrest

Wednesbury = 1 arrest

 

27th – 29th Jun  2020 : 48 hour period

 

12 arrests:

 

Handsworth = 2 arrests

Perry Barr = 1 arrest

Kingstanding = 1 arrest

Edgbaston = 1 arrest

West Bromwich = 1 arrest

Coventry = 2 arrest

Wednesbury = 1 arrest

Willenhall = 1 arrest

Walsall = 1 arrest

Smethwick = 1 arrest

NYE/NYD 2020

 

10 arrests:

 

M6 Coventry = 1 arrest

Birmingham City = 6 arrests

Walsall = 1 arrest

Bartley Green = 1 arrest

West Bromwich = 1 arrest

 

 

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.

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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