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Police Custody Suites

Question

I request information on the number of and location of custody suites throughout the force area. The information I would like to receive is;

1. Police stations containing custody facilities; both staffed and reserve locations.

2. Number of cells and detention rooms at each location.

3. Number of people detained at each location, per year since 2008.

4. Location of custody facilities if any, closed since 2008.

5. Number of cells and detention rooms at these locations.

Answer

1+2. Please find the information in the table below:

Station

Cell   Capacity

Bridgwater Police Centre

36

Keynsham Police Centre

48

Minehead

8

Patchway Police Centre

48

Yeovil

12

3. Please find the information in the table below: 

 Location

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Bridgwater Police Centre

-

-

-

-

-

-

2042

6117

5391

1011

Keynsham Police Centre

-

-

-

-

-

-

2677

7364

6763

1239

Minehead

738

624

683

738

550

311

180

46

9

1

Patchway Police Centre

-

-

-

-

-

-

2576

8825

7957

1551

Yeovil

4378

4055

4061

4025

4041

3865

2967

2450

2262

329

4+5. Please find the information in the table below: 

Station

Cell Capacity

Bath

9

Bridgwater

8

Broadbury Road

12

Southmead

10

Staple Hill

9

Taunton

9

Trinity Road

29

Weston-Super-Mare

12

FOI reference: 291/17.

Date of request: 02.03.17