Police damage to public property

Meeting: 
MQT on 2016-10-19
Session date: 
October 19, 2016
Reference: 
2016/3692
Question By: 
Siân Berry
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

How much compensation has the Metropolitan Police Service paid for damage caused to property and goods owned by members of the public or businesses by officers in the course of their duties? Please supply the total for the years 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

Answer

Answer for Police damage to public property

Answer for Police damage to public property

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The table below covers the compensation paid for claims for damage caused to property and goods, owned by members of the public or businesses, by officers in the course of their duties. 

It also includes an element (less than 10%) of personal injury or loss of property claims rather than damage which cannot be easily extracted from the data below.

Public Liability Claims

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

Compensation paid

£222,507

£372,577

£361,528

£295,740