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.
- As of today (or the most recent data available), what is the headcount of Officers in your Force (including full- and part-time).
- Please provide a breakdown by sexual orientation where recorded (i.e. lesbian, gay, bisexual, heterosexual etc).
- Please provide a breakdown by gender where recorded (i.e. Male, Female, Transgender etc).
2. Heterosexual / straight – 1528
Bisexual – 26
Gay / lesbian – 73
Prefer to self-describe – 6
Prefer not to say – 1301
Unknown – 573
3. Male – 2268
Female – 1237
Prefer to self-describe – 2