Indecent Exposure - 871/20

Date Responded 18 June 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:

Please can you provide me with the number of police reports of indecent exposure between the following periods:

  1. 23rd March 2020 – 31st May 2020
  2. 23rd March 2019 – 31st May 2019

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.

To note we have taken your terminology of ‘reports’ to refer to crimes. Crime counting rules indicate that a report of indecent exposure would be logged as a crime.

  1. 29
  2. 42


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