Road Traffic Incidents (RTI) during MPS pursuits

Meeting: 
MQT on 2016-02-22
Session date: 
February 22, 2016
Reference: 
2016/0569
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

In the last year, in Crouch End alone two cars have smashed through local businesses during MPS pursuits, putting lives at risks and damaging property and livelihoods.  How many MPS pursuits have ended in (a) RTIs (b) fatal RTIs in the last four years.  Please breakdown these incidents by borough and provide totals.

Answer

Answer for Road Traffic Incidents (RTI) during MPS pursuits

Answer for Road Traffic Incidents (RTI) during MPS pursuits

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Please find the requested information related to MPS pursuits ending in road traffic incidents below:

PURSUIT-RELATED DRIVING INCIDENTS

Total Recorded Pursuit Incidents

Vicinity Only

Fatalities

FY 2011/12

505

359

2

FY 2012/13

499

366

3

FY 2013/14

508

384

2

FY 2014/15

431

296

1

FY 2015/16 - 22 Feb 2016

431

299

1

Borough (2011/12 - 22 Feb 2016)

Total Recorded Pursuit Incidents

Vicinity Only

Fatalities

Barking and Dagenham

68

54

1

Barnet

62

48

Bexley

36

25

Brent

71

57

Bromley

49

37

1

Camden

56

36

Croydon

75

59

Ealing

49

36

Enfield

82

65

Greenwich

46

29

Hackney

61

49

2

Hammersmith and Fulham

29

20

Haringey

48

42

Harrow

41

33

Havering

60

41

Hillingdon

42

31

1

Hounslow

47

30

Islington

36

26

2

Kensington and Chelsea

24

14

Kingston

16

12

Lambeth

66

48

Lewisham

50

37

Merton

19

14

Newham

131

103

Redbridge

72

57

Richmond

15

10

Southwark

68

45

1

Sutton

21

20

Tower Hamlets

80

60

Waltham Forest

67

53

Wandsworth

42

34

Westminster

35

24

TOTALS

1664

1249

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