Dear Kent Police,

Would you 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' over the following periods:

1.a. 1 January 2016 to 30 June 2016?
1.b. 1 July to 31 December 2016?
1.c. 1 January 2017 to 30 June 2017

2. How many people were arrested for 'stalking and harassment' over the following periods:
1.a. 1 January 2015 to 30 June 2015?
1.b. 1 July 2015 to 31 December 2015?
1.c. January 2016 to 30 June 2016?
1.d. 1 July 2016 to 31 December 2016?
1.e. 1 January 2017 to 30 June 2017

3. Please provide a breakdown of the official recorded crime outcomes of the arrests set out above in Q1 and Q2 (charged, cautioned, no further action etc.), broken down over those same periods of time.

Yours faithfully,

Soes Holm

Freedom of Information Kent, Kent Police

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Dear Soes Holm,

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION REQUEST REF 17/09/984

 

Thank you for your request received by Kent Police on 13 September 2017. I
note you seek access, in summary, to information relating to:

 

Controlling and coercive behaviour

 

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) provides that a public
authority respond to an FOI request within 20 working days. The  twentieth
working day in this case is 11 October 2017.  However please be aware that
Kent Police is currently processing a large number of FOI requests and
unfortunately, whilst we will endeavour to respond as soon as possible,
there may be a delay. We apologise for any inconvenience that this causes.

 

Your interest in Kent Police is appreciated and pending a specific
response to your request, I enclose a sheet, which summarises your rights.
Should you have any further inquiries concerning this matter, please write
or contact us via the following telephone numbers 01622
654429/654413/652304 quoting the reference number above.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

Freedom of Information Team

Kent Police

 

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Dear Kent Police,

Have you managed to collate this information yet?

Yours sincerely,

Soes Holm

Freedom of Information Kent, Kent Police

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Dear Soes Holm,

We apologise for the delay in providing a response to this request, a response is being worked on as we speak, and we hope to have a response to you as soon as we are able. We will keep you advised of progress.

Yours sincerely,

Freedom of Information Team
Kent Police

Dear Kent Police,

This request is now substantially overdue; please could you let me know when you might be able to provide the information?

Yours sincerely,

Soes Holm

Freedom of Information Kent, Kent Police

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Dear Soes Holm,

I write in relation to the Freedom of Information request you made to Kent Police on 13 September 2017 concerning controlling and coercive behaviour. Unfortunately, due to an increase in workload there has been a delay in responding to some FOI requests and for this I apologise. We are working on progressing your request and will respond as soon as possible.

Yours Sincerely,

Lisa Holmes
Freedom of Information Team
Kent Police
Int: 194413
Ext: 01622 654413

Dear Lisa,

Can you please give me an update on when this data might be available?

Specifically, I urgently need the figures for:

1. The number of people arrested under Section 76 of the Serious Crime Act 2015 for 'Controlling or Coercive Behaviour in an Intimate or Family Relationship' over the following periods:

1.a. 1 January 2016 to 30 June 2016?
1.b. 1 July to 31 December 2016?
1.c. 1 January 2017 to 30 June 2017

2. The number of people charged with the offence 'Controlling or Coercive Behaviour in an Intimate or Family Relationship' over the following periods:

1.a. 1 January 2016 to 30 June 2016?
1.b. 1 July to 31 December 2016?
1.c. 1 January 2017 to 30 June 2017

Yours sincerely,

Soes Holm

Dear Kent Police,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Kent Police's handling of my FOI request 'Coercive control and harassment'.

This request is now severely overdue.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/c...

Yours faithfully,

Soes Holm

Freedom of Information Kent, Kent Police

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Dear Soes Holm,

I apologise for the delay in providing a response to this request.
A response has been drafted, and is currently awaiting approval by a Chief Officer prior to release, as per Kent Police policy.
Whilst it is not possible to state precisely when you shall receive a response, we hope to have a response out to you at the start of next week.
Please note that an internal review is not possible until after a response has been issued.

Yours sincerely,

Alan Muggridge
Freedom of Information Team
Kent Police

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Freedom of Information Kent, Kent Police

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Dear Soes Holm,

 

With reference to the Freedom of Information request that we received from
you on 13 September 2017, please find attached the response letter and
accompanying appendix.

 

Should you have any queries relating to this then please do not hesitate
to contact us.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Freedom of Information Team

Kent Police

This email and any other accompanying document(s) contain information from
Kent Police and/or Essex Police, which is confidential or privileged. The
information is intended to be for the exclusive use of the individual(s)
or bodies to whom it is addressed. The content, including any subsequent
replies, could be disclosable if relating to a criminal investigation or
civil proceedings. If you are not the intended recipient, be aware that
any disclosure, copying, distribution or other use of the contents of this
information is prohibited. If you have received this email in error,
please notify us immediately by contacting the sender or telephoning Kent
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