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Domestic Violence - 338/19

Date Responded 16 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:

Can you please provide me with the following information for the past 5 years, broken down by calendar year.

  1. The number of reported incidents of domestic abuse
  2. The number of Domestic Violence Protection Notices issued by your force;
  3. The number of DVPN breaches reported;
  4. The number of DVPN breaches recorded as an offence by police
  5. The number of Domestic Violence Protection Orders granted by a court;
  6. The number of DVPO breaches reported;
  7. the number of DVPO breaches recorded as an offence by police
  8. The outcomes of those breaches (e.g. arrested; charged)


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 attached.



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