Disruptive Behaviour at Airports

Reference Number: 

20171001
Dates

Request Date: 

Wednesday, 31 May, 2017

Response Date: 

Thursday, 22 June, 2017

Request Details: 

Q, How many people have been arrested for *disruptive behaviour at airports/or disembarking aircraft in your force area in 2016/2017 (including breakdown where possible)?

Q, How many people have been arrested for *disruptive behaviour at airports/or disembarking aircraft in your force area in 2015/2016 (including breakdown where possible)?

Q, How many people have been arrested for *disruptive behaviour at airports/or disembarking aircraft in your force area in 2014/2015 (including breakdown where possible)?

*For example: violent disorder, physical assault and drunkenness; endangering the safety of any person/property/ aircraft. Or any other aviation offences contained in the Air Navigation Order.

SYP Response: 

I approached our Custody Handling System (CHS) Administrator to assist with your request.  The CHS system records arrests data.  A search of the system has been carried out to fit the criteria of your request. 

Please find below offences under the Air Navigation Order.

Please note that there may be more offences than individuals this is because each offender may be arrested for more than one offence.

 

2016 - 2017

 
  

Arrest Offences

Total

CONTRAVENE / FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE RULES OF THE AIR REGULATIONS

3

DRUNK IN AN AIRCRAFT

3

ENTER AIRCRAFT WHEN DRUNK / BE DRUNK IN AIRCRAFT

3

IN AN AIRCRAFT BEHAVE IN A THREATENING / ABUSIVE / INSULTING MANNER TOWARDS A MEMBER OF THE CREW

1

IN AN AIRCRAFT USE THREATENING / ABUSIVE / INSULTING WORDS TOWARDS A MEMBER OF THE CREW

4

RECKLESSLY / NEGLIGENTLY ACT IN MANNER LIKELY TO ENDANGER AIRCRAFT / PERSON IN AN AIRCRAFT

2

USE THREATENING / ABUSIVE / INSULTING WORDS TOWARDS CREW WHILE IN AIRCRAFT

1

Grand Total

17

  

Offender Count

12

 

 

 

2015 - 2016

 
  

Arrest Offences

Total

DRUNK IN AN AIRCRAFT

1

IN AN AIRCRAFT USE THREATENING / ABUSIVE / INSULTING WORDS TOWARDS A MEMBER OF THE CREW

1

OBSTRUCT A CONSTABLE / INSPECTOR AUTHORISED TO INVESTIGATE AN ANIMAL REGULATED PROCEDURES OFFENCE

1

RECKLESSLY / NEGLIGENTLY ACT IN MANNER LIKELY TO ENDANGER AN AIRCRAFT / PERSON IN AN AIRCRAFT

1

Grand Total

4

  

Offender Count

3

 

 

 

2014 - 2015

 
  

Arrest Offences

Total

DIRECT / SHINE A LIGHT AT AN AIRCRAFT IN FLIGHT SO AS TO DAZZLE / DISTRACT THE PILOT

4

DRUNK IN AN AIRCRAFT

6

RECKLESSLY / NEGLIGENTLY ACT IN MANNER LIKELY TO ENDANGER AN AIRCRAFT / PERSON IN AN AIRCRAFT

2

UNLAWFULLY EXPORT A HORSE

1

Grand Total

13

  

Offender Count

11

 

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