Burglaries - 737/10
Dated: 07 Jun 2011
Date of request: 18/11/2010
Date of response: 09/12/2010
Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')
Thank you for your email dated 18 November 2010 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.
"Im resubmitting this request to try to fit in with the time limits. I have reduced the timespan and also taken out the extra request for the top ten in each town in Northumberland. The request now reads:The top ten streets in Northumberland with the most burglaries so far in 2010. Please include for each burglary:
- When it was
- Whether the burglar was arrested
- Whether the burglar was found guilty in court"
We have now had the opportunity to fully consider your request and I provide a response for your attention.
As advised earlier this request has been aggregated with your previous request (FOI 0516/10) for costing/time purposes as the subject area (burglaries) is the same and this requests has been received within 60 workings days of your previous request.
The attached document shows the top ten streets within Northumberland Area Command that have recorded the highest number of burglaries. Please note the figures include both Dwelling and Other than Dwelling.
Please also note that many are still under investigation and more are likely to be detected than as shown below.
Northumberland has one of the lowest burglary rates in the force and this financial year domestic burglary is down 6.8%
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