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.
1. The number of hate crimes recorded by your force, by local authority, district or community safety partnership, during the following financial years:
Please break this data down by strand (e.g. race, sexual orientation) as well, so it is possible to see hate crimes by different strands by district during the above years.
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.
The information provided in the attached was located from the central database using the crime table for those that had a hate crime flag against them. This information is presented as requested, by district.
FOI 624-18 - Hate crimes