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Question Without Notice No. 991 asked in the Legislative Council on 17 October 2018 by Hon Charles Smith

Minister responding: Hon M.H. Roberts
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on 17 October 2018

POLICE — COMPUTER-AIDED DISPATCH JOBS

991. Hon CHARLES SMITH to the minister representing the Minister for Police:

(1) How many computer-aided dispatch jobs were written off in the last 30 days without police physically attending the scene?

(2) How many jobs received at police communications in the last 30 days were recorded at the time of the complaint as having ''no car to attend''?

Hon STEPHEN DAWSON replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question. The following information has been provided to me by the Minister for Police. The Western Australia Police Force advises the following.

(1) For the month of September 2018, a total of 65 965 CAD tasks were created, with 14 828, or 22 per cent, resolved prior to police attendance.

(2) The Western Australia Police Force is unable to provide a response as the CAD system does not record the details required in this question.