MPS Status Dog Unit

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-10-22
Session date: 
October 22, 2014
Reference: 
2014/3561
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

How many dogs have the MPS's Status Dog Unit seized since 2010? Please provide a breakdown by year and borough.

Answer

Answer for MPS Status Dog Unit

Answer for MPS Status Dog Unit

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The MPS Status Dog Unit has seized the following number of dogs:

       2010-2011 - 1261

       2011-2012 - 999

       2013-2014 - 780

       2014-2015 - 502 (FYTD)

A borough by borough breakdown going back to 2012 is available through the MPS Publication Scheme which can be found at:

http://www.met.police.uk/foi/units/co11_public_order.htm

Please be aware a number of dangerous dog issues are dealt with by SNTs, as well as the Status Dog Unit.