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.
For the calendar year 2017 and for January 2018 please provide the number of crimes based on the following:
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
Victim does not support police action
Prosecution time limit expired
Investigation Complete - No suspect identified
Other Agency action
Investigation not public interest
Charge/Summons Alternative offence
Caution Youth Alternative offence
Caution Adult Alternative offence
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.
FOI 145-18 - Crimes - Summary