October 04, 2021 | Policing Themes, Operations and Investigations
My request relates to the use of police force incidents over the last five years.
Between 1st April 2020 and 31st March 2021, how many use of force incidents occurred, broken down by ethnicity of subject (as perceived by the reporting officer) e.g. White, Black, Asian, Other, etc?
As well as these overall use of force figures, please provide:
- a) How many incidents involved a less lethal weapon (CED e.g. Taser or AEP) being drawn but not discharged, broken down by perceived ethnicity of the subject?
- b) How many incidents involved a less lethal weapon (CED e.g. Taser or AEP) being discharged, broken down by perceived ethnicity of the subject?
Request 3 Can you please also provide the same data requested in questions 1, 2a and 2b, for the following time periods:
- Between 1st April 2019 and 31st March 2020
- Between 1st April 2018 and 31st March 2019
- Between 1st April 2017 and 31st March 2018
- Between 1st April 2016 and 31st March 2017
Please provide the information in an excel format where possible.