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Pets: Theft

Question for Home Office

UIN 913720, tabled on 22 March 2021

What steps her Department is taking to reduce pet theft.

Answered on

22 March 2021

The Government recognises the distress pet theft causes.

It is for Police and Crime Commissioners and Chief Constables to determine how to tackle this crime. The Government’s role is ensuring police forces have sufficient resources to respond to the challenges they face.

We have committed to recruit an extra 20,000 police officers by March 2023, with over 6,000 already in place.

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Home Office
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