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Date Responded 31 January 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:

For each and every financial year between 2015-16 and 2018-19, please could you provide me with:

  1. The total number of domestic abuse crimes reported to your force.
  2. For each financial year requested, the number of domestic abuse crimes involving a male victim and the number of domestic abuse crimes involving a female victim.
  3. For each financial year requested, the number of domestic abuse crimes involving a male victim where the perpetrator was male and the number of domestic abuse crimes involving a male victim where the perpetrator was female.
  4. The five most common crimes against a male victim reported to you falling within the domestic abuse marker (i.e. assault, sexual assault, harassment, etc.)

In Response:

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 within 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 with the below noted.

Gender is not always included in personal data - as such there are a number of Unknown cases

Anyone marked as "eliminated" from a crime has not been included.

1.

15/16 – 10104

16/17 – 11507

17/18 -  22765

18/19 – 26781

2.

 

Victim - F

Victim - M

Victim - Unknown

15/16

7944

1897

263

16/17

9128

2175

204

17/18

17582

4799

384

18/19

20261

5760

760

 

3.

 

Count of Off. M

Count of Off. F

15/16

330

269

16/17

159

158

17/18

257

166

18/19

318

228

 

4.

COMMON ASSAULT                     

ASSAULT S. 47                             

HARASSMENT WITHOUT FEAR    

MALICIOUS COMMUNICATION     

PUBLIC ORDER DISTRESS           

                                                     

 

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