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Date Responded 15 February 2018

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.

You asked:

For the calendar year 2017 and for January 2018 please provide the number of crimes based on the following: 


Caution youth

Caution adult


Offender Deceased

Penalty Notice

Cannabis warning

Community Resolution

Not in Public Interest (CPS)

Not in Public Interest (Police)

Suspect under 10 years old

Suspect too ill

Victim or key witness is deceased or too ill to give evidence

Victim declines or is unable to identify suspect

Evidential Difficulties

Victim does not support police action

Prosecution time limit expired

Investigation Complete - No suspect identified

YOT Triage

Other Agency action

Investigation not public interest

Charge/Summons Alternative offence

Caution Youth Alternative offence

Caution Adult Alternative offence 

In Response:

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 Corporate Development Department of Northumbria Police. I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by Northumbria Police. 

With the below in mind, I am able to disclose the located information to you as attached. 

The data has been taken from the Central Database using the date parameters provided.  The categories of Method of Disposal chosen has then been used to split the data into those various categories.  Finally the data has been split into the calendar year of 2017 and January 2018. 


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