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.
What are the top 10 first names of criminals in the whole of Tyne & Wear in the following years, 2018, 2017 & 2016?
After we sought clarity you advised:
I mean anyone convicted of any crime at least once within Sunderland or Newcastle.
To note the answers are based on the first names of any one given a charge, summons or postal requisition within each year for a crime committed within the Northumbria Police area. We are unable to narrow this down to just Newcastle and Sunderland as it is not possible to link the disposal record with the location of the crime, however to avoid your request being refused we have provide the information for the whole force area
With the above in mind I am able to disclose the located information to you as below.