Vulnerable Adults in custody

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-09-16
Session date: 
September 16, 2015
Reference: 
2015/2497
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

How many vulnerable adults have been held in the custody of the MPS in the last four years?  Please provide a breakdown by year and by borough and provide a total.

Answer

Answer for Vulnerable Adults in custody

Answer for Vulnerable Adults in custody

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The total number of vulnerable adults held in custody (and supported by an appropriate adult) over the last four years is 8,004, compared to a total of 841,410 adult detainees. In addition, there were 19 occasions on which an appropriate adult was requested, but where the records do not indicate whether for a child or vulnerable adult.

The table attached in Appendix Y provides yearly data broken down by borough. 

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