Doorman incidents - 499/18

Date Responded 06 June 2018

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:

Could you please disclose details of every crimes reported to Northumbria Police from starting from January 1 2018 until May 1 2018 involving either the term 'bouncer' or 'doorman',


For each crime, please disclose from your logs:

1) The date the crime was reported.

2) The exact nature of the crime, as it was recorded by staff on your log, with any identifiable redacted For example: 'Woman claims bouncer threw a phone off her head as she waited for a taxi'

3) The outcome of the complaint (i.e. charged/arrested/NFA 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 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.

To note, to avoid exemptions being applied to withhold this information has been given down to month only.

Additionally the information under the ‘Allegation’ heading is as perceived and reported by the caller, and may not be an accurate account upon investigation.

 If you decide to write an article / use the enclosed data we would expect that you to take into consideration the factors highlighted above so as not to mislead members of the public or official bodies or misrepresent the relevance of the whole or any part of this disclosed material.


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