Dear Northumbria Police,

Would you kindly be able to tell me:

1. How many people were arrested under Section 76 of the Serious Crime Act 2015 for 'Controlling or Coercive Behaviour in an Intimate or Family Relationship' in (please provide data for each full year respectively):
2015
2016
2017
2018

2. Also, can you provide a breakdown of the official recorded crime outcomes of the arrests set out above in Q1 (charged, cautioned, no further action etc.), for each of the 4 years respectively: 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

Yours faithfully,

Christina Savage

Freedom of Information Mailbox, Northumbria Police

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Good morning

Have you managed to consider my request yet?

Yours sincerely,

Christina Savage

Freedom of Information Mailbox, Northumbria Police

Good morning Christina
 
Please accept our apologies for the delay.
Unfortunately we are running slightly behind, however I can confirm your
response is in its final stages and should be with you shortly.
 
Kind regards
 
FOI Team
 
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'We will do this through protecting the Vulnerable, delivering quality
Investigations and applying Problem solving to everything we do to
protect the communities we serve.'
 

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Thank you for your e mail dated 21 January 2019 in which you made a
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Police.

 

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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:

 

1. How many people were arrested under Section 76 of the Serious Crime Act
2015 for 'Controlling or Coercive Behaviour in an Intimate or Family
Relationship' in (please provide data for each full year respectively):

2015

2016

2017

2018

 

2. Also, can you provide a breakdown of the official recorded crime
outcomes of the arrests set out above in Q1 (charged, cautioned, no
further action etc.), for each of the 4 years respectively: 2015, 2016,
2017 and 2018.

 

 

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 held by Northumbria Police.

 

I am able to disclose the located information to you as attached.

 

 

Due to the different methods of recording information across 43 forces, a
specific response from one constabulary should not be seen as an
indication of what information could be supplied (within cost) by another.
Systems used for recording these figures are not generic, nor are the
procedures used locally in capturing the data. For this reason responses
between forces may differ, and should not be used for comparative
purposes.

 

The information we have supplied to you is likely to contain intellectual
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The Disclosure Log will be updated once responses have been sent to the
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Yours sincerely

 

Michael Cleugh

Data Protection and Disclosure Advisor

 

 

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