Coercive control and harassment

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Dear Northamptonshire 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

Dear Soes Holm

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION Our Ref: 004551/17

I write in reply to your e-mail received 14/09/2017 requesting information as reproduced below.

Our reference for the request is 004551/17.

Your request is being processed and you may expect a reply within 20 working days, which will be 12/10/2017. 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

Ian Kelly
Information Unit Manager
Tel: 101 Ext 346940
[email address]
Force Headquarters, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ
If calling from outside Northamptonshire please call 03000 111 222
Northamptonshire Police: Putting Communities First

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Dear Soes Holm   

 

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - REQUEST FOR INFORMATION Our Ref:
004551/17

 

With reference to your e-mail received 14/09/2017 requesting information
as reproduced below:

 

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.

 

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

 

1.

+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|Count of Arrests|Controlling or Coercive |Stalking or Harassment|
| |Behaviour | |
|----------------+--------------------------------+----------------------|
|08/03/2016 - |1 |97 |
|30/06/2016 | | |
|----------------+--------------------------------+----------------------|
|01/07/2016 - |9 |170 |
|31/12/2016 | | |
|----------------+--------------------------------+----------------------|
|01/01/2017 - |13 |126 |
|30/06/2017 | | |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

2.

+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|Controlling or Coercive|Charged /|Police|Refused|Released Under|Reported|
|Behaviour Disposals |Summonsed|Bail |Charge |Investigation |for |
| | | | | |Further |
| | | | | |Process |
|-----------------------+---------+------+-------+--------------+--------|
|08/03/2016 - 30/06/2016|  |1 |  |  |  |
|-----------------------+---------+------+-------+--------------+--------|
|01/07/2016 - 31/12/2016|3 |  |5 |  |1 |
|-----------------------+---------+------+-------+--------------+--------|
|01/01/2017 - 30/06/2017|  |1 |8 |4 |  |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

3.

+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|Stalking |Caution|Charged /|Community |Fixed |Other|Police|Refused|Released |Reported|Transfer|Warrant|
|and | |Summonsed|Resolution|Penalty| |Bail |Charge |Under |for |to |No Bail|
|Harassment| | | |Notice | | | |Investigation|Further |Another | |
|Disposals | | | | | | | | |Process |Force | |
|----------+-------+---------+----------+-------+-----+------+-------+-------------+--------+--------+-------|
|08/03/2016|6 |36 |  |  |2 |2 |49 |  |  |2 |  |
|- | | | | | | | | | | | |
|30/06/2016| | | | | | | | | | | |
|----------+-------+---------+----------+-------+-----+------+-------+-------------+--------+--------+-------|
|01/07/2016|6 |72 |1 |2 |1 |4 |79 |  |1 |3 |1 |
|- | | | | | | | | | | | |
|31/12/2016| | | | | | | | | | | |
|----------+-------+---------+----------+-------+-----+------+-------+-------------+--------+--------+-------|
|01/01/2017|6 |47 |  |  |1 |2 |46 |19 |2 |3 |  |
|- | | | | | | | | | | | |
|30/06/2017| | | | | | | | | | | |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

 

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

 

C1507 Ian Kelly
Information Unit Manager
Tel: 101 Ext 346940
[1][email address
Force Headquarters, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ
If calling from outside Northamptonshire please call 03000 111 222
Northamptonshire Police: Putting Communities First

 

Dear Ian,

Thank you for this. However, the data isn't very clear to read from inside this message. Would you be able to send it as an attachment; perhaps an Excel spreadsheet?

Yours sincerely,

Soes Holm

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Dear Soes

Please find attached a spreadsheet with the data

Kind regards

Ian Kelly
Information Unit Manager
Tel: 101 Ext 346940
[email address]
Force Headquarters, Wootton Hall, Northampton, NN4 0JQ
If calling from outside Northamptonshire please call 03000 111 222
Northamptonshire Police: Putting Communities First