Date Responded 20 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 I have the total recorded offences for the following Home Office codes (below) for the period 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017  and 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018

  1. HO Code 086/02 Take, permit to be taken or to make distribute or publish indecent photographs or pseudo - photographs of children
  2. HO Code 086/10 Possession of an indecent photograph or pseudo-photograph 

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. 


Period                              HO Code            

                                       086/02    086/10                                         

01/04/16 - 31/03/17          415         16

01/04/17 - 31/03/18          582         44          

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