Crime statistics re social media

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Please detail by year between 2010 - 2019 to current date:
1 How many reports of crimes e.g. stalking/harassment/malicious communications/doxing were received
2. How many of those reports of crimes e.g. stalking/harassment/malicious communications/doxing were investigated
3. How many of those reports of crimes e.g. stalking/harassment/malicious communications/doxing resulted in a charging decision
4. How many of those reports of crimes e.g. stalking/harassment/malicious communications/doxing were passed to CPS for prosecution
5. How many of those reports of crimes e.g. stalking/harassment/malicious communications/doxing were closed without a charging decision
6. How many of those reports of crimes e.g. stalking/harassment/malicious communications/doxing were closed on the basis of 'proportionality'.

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Good afternoon,

 

We acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information Request received
06/02/2019:

 

Please detail by year between 2010 - 2019 to current date:

1 How many reports of crimes e.g. stalking/harassment/malicious
communications/doxing were received

2. How many of those reports of crimes e.g. stalking/harassment/malicious
communications/doxing were investigated 3. How many of those reports of
crimes e.g. stalking/harassment/malicious communications/doxing resulted
in a charging decision

4. How many of those reports of crimes e.g. stalking/harassment/malicious
communications/doxing were passed to CPS for prosecution

5. How many of those reports of crimes e.g. stalking/harassment/malicious
communications/doxing were closed without a charging decision

6. How many of those reports of crimes e.g. stalking/harassment/malicious
communications/doxing were closed on the basis of 'proportionality'

 

 

I note that you have used ‘stalking/harassment/malicious
communications/doxing’ as examples of the information that you require.

Please can you confirm that you only require information limited to these
specific crimes.

 

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requested information has not been received by 22/02/2019 I will assume
you will no longer wish to proceed with this request and it will be
treated as withdrawn and subsequently closed.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Clare Morgan

Alliance Freedom of Information Office

Dorset Police Headquarters, Winfrith

Email : [1][Dorset Police request email]

 

Alliance Information Management Department

Devon & Cornwall Police and Dorset Police

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[3]www.devon-cornwall.police.uk or [4]www.dorset.police.uk or e-mail
[5][email address] or [6][email address]

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