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Drunk on Aircraft (2811_16)


Between March 1 2014 and February 28 2015, and between March 1 2015 and February 29 2016, please provide:

1. The number of people arrested by your police force on suspicion of being drunk (or drunk and disorderly) on an aircraft.

2. A separate breakdown of the number of people arrested by your police force on suspicion of being drunk (or drunk and disorderly) in an airport.

Please provide separate figures for each of the two years.

For both requests please include:
a) date of the incident
b) location of the incident
c) summary of the incident
d) gender and ages of the individual(s) arrested.
e) the outcome (that is charge, caution or no further action)


Please find attached our response, which shows the number of arrests. Please note that age and gender have been placed into a separate table in order to prevent the identification of any individual.

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.