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.
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
- HO Code 086/02 Take, permit to be taken or to make distribute or publish indecent photographs or pseudo - photographs of children
- HO Code 086/10 Possession of an indecent photograph or pseudo-photograph
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
01/04/16 - 31/03/17 415 16
01/04/17 - 31/03/18 582 44