Please can you tell me the number of dangerous dogs seized, the number of dog attacks reported and the number of dogs destroyed in the last 12-months please?
Time period clarified as: July 31 2016 - July 31 2017
I approached our Crime Management System (CMS) Administrator and Admin Unit for assistance with your request.
The CMS system is used to record complaints or allegations of those matters, which the Home Office specify should be recorded as ‘crimes’. They were able to provide me with data for Question 2 and the following explanation of her search criteria:
I have included a count of the offence OWNER OR PERSON IN CHARGE ALLOWING DOG TO BE DANGEROUSLY OUT OF CONTROL IN ANY PLACE IN ENGLAND OR WALES (WHETHER OR NOT A PUBLIC PLACE) INJURING ANY PERSON OR ASSISTANCE DOG, recorded on the CMS crime register between 01-Aug-2016 and 31-Jul-2017.
Admin was able to answer Question 1 & 3
1 During the above time span 76 dogs (This is not necessarily Banded Breed dogs just Dangerous dogs as per question)
2. SOUTH YORKSHIRE POLICE
COUNT OF THE SPECIFIED OFFENCE
RECORDED ON CMS BETWEEN 01-AUG-2016 AND 31-JUL-2017
HOME OFFICE OFFENCE CLASS
ASSAULT WITH INJURY
OWNER OR PERSON IN CHARGE ALLOWING DOG TO BE DANGEROUSLY OUT OF CONTROL IN ANY PLACE IN ENGLAND OR WALES (WHETHER OR NOT A PUBLIC PLACE) INJURING ANY PERSON OR ASSISTANCE DOG
3 During the above time span 105 dogs (This also includes Banded Breeds/Welfare/and Dangerous Dogs)