Hate Crimes (7517/19)
Could you please provide me with the number of Islamophobic hate crimes your force has recorded for the following dates:
15th March 2019 to 15th April 2019
15th February 2019 to 14th March 2019
15th January 2019 to 14th February 2019
15th December 2018 to 14th January 2019
15th November 2018 to 14th December 2018
15th October 2018 to 14th November 2018
15th September 2018 to 14th October 2018
15th August 2018 to 14th September 2018
15th July 2018 to 14th January 2018
15th June 2018 to 14th July 2018
15th May 2018 to 14th June 2018
15th April 2018 to 14th May 2018
15th March 2018 to 14th April 2018
15th February 2018 to 14th March 2018?
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.
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.