Statistics - 29/11
Dated: 07 Jun 2011
Date of request: 11/01/2011
Date of response: 14/01/2011
Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')
Thank you for your email dated 11 January 2011 in which you made a request for access to certain information which may be held by Northumbria Police.
As you may be aware the purpose of the Act is to allow a general right of access to information held by a Public Authority (including the Police), subject to certain limitations and exemptions.
We specifically would like to be able to obtain figures for anti-social behaviour and general overall recorded crime rate from:
- April 2007 - March 2008
- April 2008 - March 2009
- April 2009 - March 2010
- April 2010 - present
For the St Lawrence area of Byker - please see below list of street names:
Albion Row, Back Heaton Park Rd, Back Maling St, Back Stephen St, Brinkburn Cl, Brinkburn Pl, Brinkburn Sq, Brinkburn St, Brinkburn St, Brock Sq, Burton St, Byker Bank, Byker Bldgs, Claypath St, Clifford St, Clive Pl, Conyers Rd, Costyn St, Cross St, Dalton Cres, Dalton St, Dibley Sq, Dibley St, Dunn Terr, Elizabeth St, Flora St, Ford St, Foundry La, Gordon Rd, Gordon Sq, Hannington St, Heaton Park Rd, Heaton Terr, Hume St, James Pl, Kendal Pl, Kendal St, Langhorn Cl, Leighton St, Low Fold, Maling St, Matthew Cl, Molineux Crt, Norfolk Sq, North View, Northumberland Terr, Priory Green, Priory Pl, Quality Row, Robson St, Rodney St, Roger St, Shields Rd, Shields Row West St, Shipley Pl, Shipley Walk, Stephen St, St Lawrence Sq, St Michaels Rd, Walker Rd, Wilfrid St, Windsor St
We have now had the opportunity to fully consider your request and I provide a response for your attention.
The data was obtained using a number of excel spreadsheets maintained by the Intelligence Unit of Newcastle Area Command from the force system. From the list of streets given, a geographical area was defined, consisting of 3 adjoining footbeats. The databases were cut down to these three beats and those streets not in the desired area were removed manually.
The data recovered from these searches is given below.
The information we have supplied to you is likely to contain intellectual property rights of Northumbria Police. Your use of the information must be strictly in accordance with the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 (as amended) or such other applicable legislation. In particular, you must not re-use this information for any commercial purpose.
How to complain
If you are unhappy with our decision or do not consider that we have handled your request properly and we are unable to resolve this issue informally, you are entitled to make a formal complaint to us under our complaints procedure which can be found at: http://www.northumbria.police.uk/foi/disclosurelog/foicomprights.asp
If you are still unhappy after we have investigated your complaint and reported to you the outcome, you may complain directly to the Information Commissioner’s Office and request that they investigate to ascertain whether we have dealt with your request in accordance with the Act.
Data Protection and Disclosure Advisor
Direct Dial: 01661 868347