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Response Times (188A/24)


The average time (in hours:minutes:second) it takes for police to arrive on the scene of ‘theft of a motor vehicle’ incidents in your force for the following calendar years: 2021, 2022 and 2023.


See following table – It is important to note however that ‘Average’ times can be affected by significant outliers and therefore cannot not be relied upon as an accurate measure of the time it takes officers to arrive on the scene of the theft of a motor vehicle:

Year Grading
P1 P2
2021 00:10:06 00:50:24
2022 00:16:52 00:37:30
2023 00:21:05 00:41:59

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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