Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')
As you may be aware the purpose of the Act is to allow a general right of access to information held at the time of a request, by a Public Authority (including the Police), subject to certain limitations and exemptions.
- How many police officers have been assaulted whilst on duty for each year from 2015? For 2018, could you please provide data up until the most recent date possible.
2 For each year, could you outline what was the nature of their injuries?
3 For each year, how many officers needed hospital treatment? What kind of treatment did they receive?
We have now had the opportunity to fully consider your request and I provide a response for your attention.
Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the Human Resources Department of Northumbria Police. I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by Northumbria Police.
I am able to disclose the located information to you as attached.
FOI 1061-18 Assaults on Police Officers (1)