Incidents at Schools - 955/11
Dated: 07 Jun 2011
Date of request: 29/11/2011
Date of response: 08/12/2011
Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')
Thank you for your email dated 29th November 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.
Please could you provide the data for the total number of crimes per year (during the last five years) for all types of educational school premises (excluding driving schools).
Please could you supply the number of crimes and offence type by gender, age range ie under 10, 11-14, 15-16 and 17+
Where possible - or where known - please also supply the outcome of any arrests.
We have now had the opportunity to fully consider your request and I provide a response for your attention.
Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the Corporate Development Department of Northumbria Police. I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by Northumbria Police.
I have today decided to disclose the located information to you as follows.
The information we have provided is based on the number of crimes where the location is described as some type of school premises.
From this a summary report was extracted for the following five years 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10 and 2010-11 listing the types and total number of crimes recorded.
The summary for gender, age and type of offence is based on the number of identified offenders. This will include those crimes where more than one offender was identified.
With the above in mind please see the attachment below:-
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