Individuals Released Under Investigation - 1088/19

Date Responded 06 September 2019

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:

How many individuals are presently released under investigation?

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.

It should be noted that the below is relative only to the time it was extracted from systems used.  This figure is dynamic and will therefore obviously fluctuate constantly.

As at 27/08/2019 there were 2,982 individuals with a disposal status of ‘under investigation’.  There may be more than one offence per person.

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