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Lockdown Statistics - 1038/20

Date Responded 30 July 2020

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:

I would like to request information on the total number of fixed penalty notices, cautions, warnings and arrests made within your constituency between 23rd March 2020 and 30th June 2020.

This should be broken down by offence type and should clearly highlight the offences committed relating to the government enforced lockdown regulations as well as all other types of offences during that time period.

In Response:

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with both the Corporate Development Department and the Fixed Penalty unit 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.

Information supplied by the Fixed Penalty Unit is as follows:

 

Number

FPN’s Issued

281

Received a Warning

101

NFA

17

Total

399

 

Offences

Number

Contravene a direction or fail to comply with reasonable instruction

45

Contravene a requirement under regulation 6 not to leave the place where they are living without a reasonable excuse

247

Contravene a requirement under regulation 7 by participating in a gathering of more than two people

103

Contravene a regulation 8(6) Where a person has reasonable grounds to believe that a child is repeatedly failing to comply with the restrictions in regulation 6(1)

4

Total

399

 

Information supplied by the Corporate Development Department is as follows:

 

Offence

Cautions

Warnings

Arrests

Assault without injury

143

0

892

Burglary - Business and Community

1

0

148

Burglary - residential

1

0

247

COVID-related offences

0

0

19

Criminal damage - Dwelling

74

0

423

Criminal damage - Other

12

0

155

Criminal damage - Vehicle

5

0

7

Drug - Other

0

0

5

Drug - Possession

60

174

74

Drug - Production

9

0

38

Drug - Supply

0

0

165

Harassment

72

0

480

Less serious violence against the person

29

0

777

Miscellaneous crime

9

0

259

Most serious violence against the person

0

0

207

Non Crime

192

7

2603

Other serious sexual offences

1

0

63

Other sexual offences

7

0

49

Other theft and handling

18

0

145

Other violence

38

0

333

Public disorder

81

0

710

Rape

0

0

113

Robbery - Business

1

0

90

Shoplifting

10

0

189

TFMV

2

0

85

Theft from the person

1

0

14

Theft of a pedal cycle

1

0

23

TWOC

1

0

169

Vehicle Interference

0

0

27

Total

768

181

8509

 

Please note the following regarding the data provided in the above table:

  • All coronavirus related offences are non-notifiable offences and as such would appear under "non-crime."
  • These have been separated out and appear as their own area within the above table.
  • There were no coronavirus related offences leading to a caution or a warning.

 

 

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