Child Arrests Statistics 2015 - 2018

Liyah Williams made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Northamptonshire Police

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Dear Northamptonshire Police,

I would like to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

1) How many people aged 17 and under were arrested by Northamptonshire Police in 2015, 2016, 2017, and to date 2018 (please specify the age with the number of arrests for each year).

2) Of those arrested, what are their ethnicities (e.g. White UK, White Irish, Any Other White, White and Black Caribbean, White and Black African, Any Other Mixed Ethnic Groups, Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Any Other Asian, Chinese, Black African, Black Caribbean, Any Other Black).

3. Of those arrested, how many were charged with the accused crime (please specify their age and ethnicity for each year).

4. If possible, I would also like to request the nature of the crimes committed of those charged as well as the total number of offences made between 2015 and to date, 2018 by people aged 17 and under.

If information for no.4 is not held/available, please just provide information for the other three questions.

I understand that you are required to respond to my request within
the 20 working days after you receive this letter.

Yours faithfully,

Liyah Williams

Bailey Michael,

Dear Ms Williams

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION Our Ref: 001573/18

I write in reply to your e-mail received 23/03/2018 requesting information as reproduced below.

Our reference for the request is 001573/18.

Your request is being processed and you may expect a reply within 20 working days, which will be 24/04/2018. In some circumstances we may not be able to achieve this timescale, but if this is likely to be the case you will be informed at the earliest opportunity and given a revised timescale.

Yours sincerely

Michael Bailey (C0106) | Professional Standards | Information Assurance Unit | Information Auditor  
Telephone 101 | Ext 343130
Email [email address]
Address Force Headquarters, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ
If calling from outside Northamptonshire please call 03000 111 222

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Barrie Gemma,

1 Atodiad

Dear Ms Williams   

 

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION Our Ref: 001573/18

 

With reference to your e-mail received 23/03/2018 requesting information
as reproduced below:

 

1) How many people aged 17 and under were arrested by Northamptonshire
Police in 2015, 2016, 2017,

and to date 2018 (please specify the age with the number of arrests for
each year).

 

2) Of those arrested, what are their ethnicities (e.g. White UK, White
Irish, Any Other White, White and

Black Caribbean, White and Black African, Any Other Mixed Ethnic Groups,
Indian, Pakistani,

Bangladeshi, Any Other Asian, Chinese, Black African, Black Caribbean, Any
Other Black).

 

3. Of those arrested, how many were charged with the accused crime (please
specify their age and

ethnicity for each year).

 

4. If possible, I would also like to request the nature of the crimes
committed of those charged as well as

the total number of offences made between 2015 and to date, 2018 by people
aged 17 and under

 

I can confirm that Northamptonshire Police holds the information requested
as follows:

 

1.

2015 2016 2017 2018 Grand Total
10 3 3
11 2 1 4 2 9
12 11 9 5 25
13 1 36 53 21 111
14 1 71 91 50 213
15 5 152 160 70 387
16 12 213 292 95 612
17 3 236 276 143 658
Grand Total 24 720 888 386 2018

 

2.

Row Labels 2015 2016 2017 2018 Grand Total
A1. Asian - Indian 2 1 3
A3. Asian - Bangladeshi 2 4 4 10
A9. Any other Asian background 35 38 5 78
B1. Black Caribbean 1 17 29 11 58
B2. Black African 1 36 59 29 125
B9. Any other Black background 12 11 10 33
M1. White & Black Caribbean 39 33 14 86
M2. White & Black African 9 1 3 13
M3. White & Asian 4 5 1 10
M9. Any other mixed background 10 4 2 16
NS. Not stated 26 28 6 60
O1. Chinese 1 2 1 4
O9. Any other ethnic group 12 24 4 40
W1. White British 20 482 605 281 1388
W2. White Irish 4 8 1 13
W9. Any other white background 27 37 13 77
(blank) 2 2 4
Grand Total 24 720 888 386 2018

 

3. Please note, this may not necessarily be the exact offence for which
the detainee was originally arrested

 

2016 171
2017 160
2018 63
Grand Total 407

 

4.

 

Offence Desc
Assault a female 13 and over by penetration with part of body / a thing -
SOA 2003
Rape a girl under 13
Rape a woman 16 years of age or over - SOA 2003
Sexual assault on a female
Attempt criminal damage to property valued under £5000
Criminal damage to property valued under  £5000
Possess a controlled drug of Class B - Cannabis / Cannabis Resin
Assault a constable in the execution of his / her duty
Make off without making payment
Common assault
Burglary dwelling and theft  - no violence
Assault a person thereby occasioning them actual bodily harm
Assault by beating
Robbery
Theft from the person of another
Theft from a shop
Receiving stolen goods
Drive a motor vehicle otherwise than in accordance with a licence -
endorsable offence
Drive whilst disqualified
Aggravated vehicle taking - ( driver did not take ) and property damage
£5000 or over
Use a motor vehicle on a road / public place without third party insurance
Aggravated vehicle taking - ( initial taker ) and vehicle damage under
£5000
Obstruct / resist a constable in execution of duty
Theft in dwelling other than an automatic machine or meter
Possess an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence
Possess knife blade / sharp pointed article in a public place - Criminal
Justice Act 1988
Possess with intent to supply a controlled drug of Class B - Cannabis
Drive a motor vehicle dangerously
Fail to stop a mechanically propelled vehicle when required by constable /
traffic warden
Use a motor vehicle on a road without a valid test certificate
Possess an offensive weapon in a public place
Racially / religiously aggravated intentional harassment / alarm /
distress - words / writing
Possess a loaded / unloaded air weapon in a public place
Assault a boy under 13 by touching - SOA 2003
Attempt to cause / incite a boy under 13 to engage in sexual activity - no
penetration
Offender of any age cause / incite a boy under 13 to engage in sexual
activity - no penetration - SOA 2003
Offender under 18 cause a child under 13 to watch a sexual act - SOA 2003
Take an indecent photograph / pseudo-photograph of a child
Theft of motor vehicle
Aggravated vehicle taking - ( being carried on ) and vehicle damage under
£5000
Aggravated vehicle taking - ( driver did not take ) and vehicle damage
under £5000
Theft - other - including theft by finding
Possess ammunition for a firearm without a certificate
Take a motor vehicle without the owners consent
Possess a controlled drug of Class A - Other
Blackmail
Rape a girl aged 13 / 14 / 15 - SOA 2003
Burglary other than dwelling - theft
Burglary dwelling - with intent to cause damage
Burglary other than dwelling - with intent to commit damage
Sexual activity with a female child family member under 13 - offender
under 18
Sexual activity with a girl 13 to 17 family member - offender under 18 -
penetration
Sexual activity with a girl under 13 family member - offender under 18 -
penetration
Use threatening / abusive / insulting words / behaviour with intent to
cause fear of / provoke unlawful violence
Drive motor vehicle with a proportion of a specified controlled drug above
the specified limit
Fraud by false representation - Fraud Act 2006
Handle stolen goods
Cause / incite a girl under 13 to engage in sexual activity - no
penetration
Distribute an indecent photograph / pseudo-photograph of a child
Make indecent photograph / pseudo-photograph of a child
Arrest by a constable as unlikely to surrender to custody - breach of bail
conditions
Wound / inflict grievous bodily harm without intent
Possess with intent to supply a controlled drug of Class A - Crack Cocaine
Possess with intent to supply a controlled drug of Class A - Heroin
Aggravated burglary with intent - dwelling
Acquire / use / possess criminal property
Possess shotgun without a certificate
Use threatening / abusive / insulting words / behaviour to cause
harassment / alarm / distress
Harassment without violence
Carried in / on a motor vehicle taken without the owners consent
Take a conveyance (not motor vehicle / pedal cycle) without consent
Possess a controlled drug of Class A - MDMA
Concerned in the supply of a controlled drug of Class B - cannabis
Possess a controlled drug of Class A - Cocaine
Drunk and disorderly in a public place
Ride pedal cycle having taken the conveyance without consent
Harassment - put in fear of violence
Arrest by a constable for breaking / likely to break bail conditions -
duty to surrender into the custody of a court
Affray
Section 18 - grievous bodily harm with intent
Use threatening / abusive words / behaviour or disorderly behaviour likely
to cause harassment, alarm or distress
Arson
Threaten a person with a blade / sharply pointed article in a public place
Possess prohibited weapon (disguised firearm)
Assault with intent to commit robbery
Possess a class C controlled drug
Vehicle interference - motor vehicle
Send letter / communication / article conveying false information
Possess a controlled drug of Class A - Heroin
Racially / religiously aggravated harassment / alarm / distress by words /
writing
Possess offensive weapon on school premises
Drive a mechanically propelled vehicle on a road / in a public place
without due care and attention
Use a vehicle without a valid vehicle licence
Racially / religiously aggravated common assault / beating
Racially / religiously aggravated criminal damage
Section 18 - wounding with intent
Theft from a motor vehicle
Breach a non-molestation order - Family Law Act 1996
Murder - victim one year of age or older
Aggravated vehicle taking - ( driver did not take ) and dangerous driving
Threat to damage / destroy property
Fail to answer to court / police bail as soon as practicable
Threaten a person with an offensive weapon in a public place
Going equipped for theft - not motor vehicle
Harassment - breach of a restraining order on conviction
Possess a controlled drug of Class B - Other
Attempt theft of pedal cycle
Conspire to supply a class B controlled drug - other
Drive motor vehicle when alcohol level above limit
Aid / abet the driving of a motor vehicle otherwise than in accordance
with a licence - endorseable offence
Aid / abet the use of a motor vehicle without insurance
Fail to provide specimen for analysis - vehicle driver
Possess a controlled drug of Class A - Crack Cocaine
Enter United Kingdom without leave - immigration
Intimidate a witness / juror
Violent behaviour at a police station
Breach a criminal behaviour order
Possess a firearm of length less than 30cm / 60cm - prohibited weapon
Threats to kill
Escape from lawful custody
Attempt robbery
Possess a weapon for the discharge of a noxious liquid / gas / electrical
incapacitation device / thing
Taking a pedal cycle without consent
Possess a controlled drug of Class B - Amphetamine
Possess with intent to supply a controlled drug of Class A - Other
Racially / religiously aggravated fear / provocation of violence by words
/ writing
Racially / religiously aggravated wounding / grievous bodily harm
Concerned in supply of heroin
Concerned in the supply of crack cocaine
Conspire to commit robbery
Concerned in offer to supply - cocaine
Harassment - breach of a restraining order after acquittal

 

Please accept my apologies for the delay in getting this information to
you. I trust you find this information to be satisfactory but if you have
any further queries please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Northamptonshire Police provides a review and appeals procedure within the
terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. If you decide to make an
appeal and, having followed the full process you are still dissatisfied,
you will then have the right to direct your comments to the Information
Commissioner who will give due consideration to the matter. See Appendix
'a' attached.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Gemma Barrie

C1374 Gemma Barrie| Freedom of Information Officer and Researcher

Force Information Unit | Professional Standards Department

Northamptonshire Police

 

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