Police Protecting Children

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Sophie Rises (Account suspended)

Dear Northumbria Police Authority,

In relation to the years 2008, 2009 and 2010 please could you provide the following information in relation to incidents concerning protection of children:

1. how many reported incidents were graded as requiring:

a. A routine response?
b. A prompt response?
c. An urgent response?

2. In relation to question 1. How many of the incidences were reported by:

a. School
b. Public
c. Victim
d. Social Services
e. Hospital
f. Other (please state)

3. In relation to 2C. How many of the victims were 'child of the offender'

4. In relation to 2d. How many were recorded as 'Welfare check'

5. In relation to the person investigated, how many were a 'known offender'.

6. In relation to incidents that resulted in a Police Protection Order was the reporter of the original incident

a. School
b. Public
c. Victim
d. Social Services
e. Hospital
f. Other (please state)

7. In relation to Police Protection Orders was the incident recorded as:

a. A crime against a child
b. Mental Health Concerns
c. Domestic Violence
d. A crime against other
e. Other (please state)

8. How many Police Protection Orders were made in each year?

If you would like me to reword this question to fit how you record data for easier access to the information, please let me know how your data is recorded and ask me to clarify.

Yours faithfully,

Sophie Rises

CS Enquiries.NPA, Northumbria Police Authority

Hi Sophie,
You need to direct these requests to the appropriate organisation which
is Northumbria Police. Northumbria Police Authority is a strategic body
responsible for setting the force's policing priorities each year and
ensuring policing is delivered in an effective and efficient way.

Please find details below of where to send your FOI request.

Freedom of information and the publication scheme

The Guide to Published Information
Northumbria Police is committed to delivering an open and transparent
service and we intend to publish information in our Publication Scheme
which the public has an interest in seeing.

It is designed to let you know what information and publications are
currently available from Northumbria Police.

Please see the attached 'Guide to Published Information' document which
identifies where information is available on the website and provides a
link to the correct page on the website.

You can access the publication scheme to find out more. (valid from
June 2010)

If you have any queries about the publication scheme please contact the
Freedom of Information team on 03456 043 043 ext 68732 or 68766.

Where the information you are seeking is not available online, apply in
writing to:

Disclosure Section
Northumbria Police Headquarters
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Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE20 0BL

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To ensure public interest issues are fully considered, all applications
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Please note: under the Freedom of Information Act 1998 we have 20
working days to respond to your request for information.

Richard Hall
Northumbria Police Authority
Email: [email address]

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