Statistics and information on disability and abuse

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Dear Fife Constabulary,

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I kindly request the following information:

1) Do you record disability when a crime is reported? If so, please provide me with the following:

a) The number, and percentage, of crimes in the last 3 years that involved a person with a disability; i.e.

i. 2009-2010
ii. 2010-2011
iii. 2011-2012

b) The number, and percentage, of crimes in the last 3 years of rape or sexual assault that involved a person with a disability; i.e.

i. 2009-2010
ii. 2010-2011
iii. 2011-2012

c) A list of all reported incidents of rape and sexual assault in the last 3 years against people with a disability in your catchment area; i.e.

i. 2009-2010
ii. 2010-2011
iii. 2011-2012

2) Do you record crimes by type of impairment? If so, please provide me with the following:

a) The definitions used

b) The same requests as above (a-c) of people with a learning disability (or a similar category within your definitions)

3) Do you provide disability awareness training for your staff? If so, what percentage of your staff has undertaken this training?

4) Do you provide easy read materials in your station/s? If so, please provide me with a list of the documents/leaflets you have in easy read format.

Yours faithfully,

Maisie

Cooper, Sharon,

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Dear Sir/Madam

This email is to acknowledge your request for information under the terms of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002. It has been assigned reference number FOI/F933,please use this in any future correspondence.

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Regards

Sharon Cooper
Freedom of Information Officer
Fife Constabulary
Tel 01592 411926

-----Original Message-----
From: Maisie [mailto:[FOI #131195 email]]
Sent: 26 September 2012 15:14
To: ¬foi (Freedom Of Information)
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Statistics and information on
disability and abuse

Dear Fife Constabulary,

Under the Freedom of Information Act, I kindly request the
following information:

1) Do you record disability when a crime is reported? If so, please
provide me with the following:

a) The number, and percentage, of crimes in the last 3 years that
involved a person with a disability; i.e.

i. 2009-2010
ii. 2010-2011
iii. 2011-2012

b) The number, and percentage, of crimes in the last 3 years of
rape or sexual assault that involved a person with a disability;
i.e.

i. 2009-2010
ii. 2010-2011
iii. 2011-2012

c) A list of all reported incidents of rape and sexual assault in
the last 3 years against people with a disability in your catchment
area; i.e.

i. 2009-2010
ii. 2010-2011
iii. 2011-2012

2) Do you record crimes by type of impairment? If so, please
provide me with the following:

a) The definitions used

b) The same requests as above (a-c) of people with a learning
disability (or a similar category within your definitions)

3) Do you provide disability awareness training for your staff? If
so, what percentage of your staff has undertaken this training?

4) Do you provide easy read materials in your station/s? If so,
please provide me with a list of the documents/leaflets you have in
easy read format.

Yours faithfully,

Maisie

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Johnston, Scott, Fife Constabulary

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Dear Maisie
Regarding your FREEDOM OF INFORMATION (SCOTLAND) ACT 2002 enquiry
please see the attached letter.
Regards
Scott Johnston
Records Management / FOI
Fife Constabulary
Headquarters
Detroit Road
Glenrothes, KY6 2RJ
01592 411926
Internal 1926
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Dear Johnston, Scott,

Thank you very much for your assistance with this request.

Yours sincerely,

Maisie