Crimes in schools - 321/19

Date Responded 12 April 2019

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:

‘Beginning in the calender year 2015, can you please provide an up-to-date, month-by-month breakdown of:

  1. The number of crimes, where the offence location is recorded as 'school', for the following offences:

-Possess offensive weapon

-Possess offensive weapon on school premises

-Threaten with offensive weapon on school premises

-Possess firearm etc with intent to endanger life

-GBH  Wounding.

-Attempted murder/murder

2.The type of weapon used

3.The age and gender of the offenders and whether they were charged.

4.The name of the school, where possible’

In Response:

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

To note the information has been provide in a way which avoids the use of exemption being applied to withhold.



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