The number of car jackings reported for each of the following calendar years: 2018, 2019, 2020.
Disclosure with Exemptions
Full Refusal Section 17 with Alternative Dataset
Information Correct as at
05 August 2021
Date of Disclosure
06 August 2021
FOI 15978 Response
Having completed enquiries within Essex Police in respect of Section 1(1)(a), Essex Police does not hold information relating to your request.
Therefore, and in accordance with Section 17(1) of the FOIA, this response serves as a formal notification of refusal of your request on the basis that Essex Police does not hold, for the purposes of FOIA the information requested.
To provide some explanation and to meet our duty to assist under Section 16 of the FOIA, Essex Police can advise that we do not record Car Jacking as a Crime Type. However, in an effort to assist and outside of the act, we have provided recorded offences of robbery where there is a vehicle linked as stolen, recovered or found:
Caveat: The data is correct as at 05 August 2021.
Every effort is made to ensure that the data provided by Essex Police is accurate and complete. However, Essex Police systems are designed primarily for the management of individual cases and not for the purposes of providing data to answer specific FOI enquiries. Please note although data can be extracted from a number of sources via database queries, the results may be subject to inaccuracies. Care should be taken to understand our return when considering the interpretation or further use of the data.