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.
- Could you provide information on reported dog thefts for 2019 and 2020 to current date?
- Details on number of convictions (if any) would be helpful.
Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the Corporate Development and Criminal Justice Departments of Northumbria Police. I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by Northumbria Police.
The figures provided do not take into account any dogs that may have been returned/recovered. The data supplied is correct to 22 September 2020.
1. 2019 – 60
2020 – 99
2. There have been no convictions resulting from reported dog thefts.