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Date Responded 07 November 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:

Please could you provide the numbers of reported cases and outcomes for Disclosing private sexual photographs and films with intent to cause distress under section 33 of Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2016/22/part/1/crossheading/disclosure-of-an-intimate-photograph-or-film/enacted) for the years 2018 (from September) to 2019 so far where the victim is 18 or over. We would also like this to include threats to share

Also for Voyeurism (under Voyeurism (Offences) Act 2019 –

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2019/2/enacted) under the same conditions for:

And Exortion (under section Section 21 of the Theft Act 1968 –

https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1968/60/section/21) Under the same conditions for:

  • Cases of the crimes and subsequent outcomes:
  • Arrests
  • Cautions given
  • Offenders charged and number of charges
  • Community resolution
  • Cases marked No Further Action

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.

HO Code

Offence Description

Recorded Offences

008/71

Disclose private sexual photographs and films with intent to cause distress

124

008/72

Sending letters etc. with intent to cause distress or anxiety

6,200

088/10

Voyeurism û installing equipment or constructing or adapting a structure/part of a structure with intention of enabling self/another to record a person doing a private act

26

035/00

Blackmail

252

 

For the same period, the below table shows the number of persons arrested for these offence codes and the current results of the arrest

HO

Code

Charged

Simple Caution

Community Resolution

NFA

Other

008/71

0

2

0

2

1

008/72

17

10

0

24

12

088/10

1

0

0

3

1

035/00

4

2

0

10

8

Total

22

14

0

39

22

 

 

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