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Date Responded 20 September 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:

How many incidents of domestic abuse were recorded by the police force from March 23rd to May 31st in 2020.

How many incidents of domestic abuse were recorded by the police force from March 23rd to May 31st in 2019.

Can the information be broken down into the different geographical areas for each question. For example, geographical location, how many incidents and year.

The geographical areas being Newcastle, South Tyneside, North Tyneside, Gateshead, Northumberland etc. (council areas)

In Response:

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.

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

District

23/03/19 - 31/05/19

23/03/20 - 31/05/20

Total

Gateshead

1,102

1,107

2,209

Newcastle

1,428

1,483

2,911

North Tyneside

975

994

1,969

Northumberland

1,211

1,289

2,500

South Tyneside

905

882

1,787

Sunderland

1,496

1,703

3,199

Total

7,117

7,458

14,57

 

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