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Date Responded 27 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:

We would like to know, for the period 1st January 2015 to 31st December 2015, answers to the following questions (Please provide a breakdown by calendar month where possible, and any personal data collected, such as age, ethnicity, sex, etc.): 


1] How many people have been arrested under s144 LASPO (or offence code 125/86)?

2] How many people have received cautions for a s144 LASPO (or offence code 125/86) arrest (including, if possible, the number of simple cautions and conditional cautions)?

3] How many people were charged for a s144 LASPO (or offence code 125/86), and of these how many held on remand for court, and bailed to court?

4] How many people were released without charge/ no further action taken for a s144 LASPO (or offence code 125/86) arrest?

5] If known, how many convictions for s144 LASPO offences (or offence code 125/86) have been secured, and if so, what were their sentences?

6] How many Crime Related Incidents (CRI) involving "squatters"/"squatting" have been recorded? Please note: CRI relates to incidents such as police assisting bailiffs to remove squatters, "illegal raves", ‘Burglary – Dwelling’, ‘SOCAP Arrest Powers – Non Crime Reportable’. Please provide dates and details where possible.

7] In how many cases of arrest, or caution, was there a Displaced Residential Occupier (or a person displaced from their primary residence) involved? Please give dates and details where possible.

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 not held by Northumbria Police. There have been no such instances in the time period specified therefore the response to each question is nil

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