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Police Vehicles Written Off (142A/21)


Please can you tell me how many cars the force has written off between Jan 1st 2018 and Dec 31st 2020 and if you have made a claim against your insurance in respect to each case where a vehicle has been written off?

Can you also tell me the full make and model of each car written off


Please find attached (142A_21_attachment.pdf). Please note, the information provided is in relation to marked and unmarked vehicles but it does not include any covert vehicles, as this type of information is exempt from disclosure by virtue of Section 31 – Law Enforcement.

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.