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Date Responded 21 May 2020

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:

1. I would like a record of how many cases there has been for burglaries, criminal damage to property and hate crimes for the year of 2019.
2. As well as the number of reports I’d also like to know the average response time for an officer to attend the scene for each of the above crimes.
3. Finally I’d like the average time taken for each type of crime to be considered closed, and the percentage of cases that have resulted in prosecution.

In Response:

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted within Northumbria Police. I can confirm that the information you have requested is held in part by Northumbria Police.

I am able to disclose the located information to you as follows.

1.

Burglaries 7940
Criminal Damage * 17986
Hate Crime 2840

*To note - "Criminal damage to property" as stated in this submission has been defined as any of the following for the purpose of extracting a response:
Arson endangering life
Arson not endangering life
Criminal damage to a dwelling (local sub-code re part 058/00)
Criminal damage to a motor vehicle
Damage OTD
Damage to a boat
Damage to a telephone
Damage to a tram or train
Racially aggravated criminal damage to a building other than a dwelling (local sub-code re part 058/01)
Racially aggravated criminal damage to a vehicle (local sub-code re part 058/01)
Racially aggravated damage to a dwelling (local sub-code re part 058/01)
Racially or religiously aggravated criminal damage to a building other than a dwelling (local sub-code re part 058/03)
Racially or religiously aggravated criminal damage to a dwelling (local sub-code re part 058/03)
Racially or religiously aggravated criminal damage to a vehicle (local sub-code re part 058/03)
Racially or religiously aggravated other criminal damage (local sub-code re part 058/03)
Religiously aggravated criminal damage to a building other than a dwelling (local sub-code re part 058/02)
Religiously aggravated other criminal damage (local sub-code re part 058/02)

2. No information held. We do not hold or calculate ‘average’ times, nor are we obliged to do so just to provide a response to a request .
3. No information held. We do not hold or calculate ‘average’ times, or % figures, nor are we obliged to do so just to provide a response to a request .

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