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Female Suspects Charged and Convicted of Domestic Violence Since 2012

Question

Please send me the following for the last 5 years: 

  • How many female perpetrators have been charged with domestic violence/abuse
  • How many female perpetrators have been convicted of domestic violence/abuse
  • The number of reported perpetrators of domestic violence/abuse regardless of the outcome where the perpetrator is female.
  • Have the numbers increased or decreased

Answer

Please find the number of domestic abuse offenders in the table below, broken down by year and by gender.

Offenders

 

Female

2012

1,288

2013

1,518

2014

1,881

2015

2,209

2016

2,128

Sum:

9,024

Please see the number of charges and convictions for female offenders in the table below. Please note that our recording systems are currently unable to electronically retrieve information prior to November 2015. Below is the information that is available. 

2015 (from 24th Nov)

2016

Charges

0

109

Convictions

0

71

I am unable to advise when this information will become available, however, should you wish to resubmit your request after a reasonable period of time has passed, you are welcome to do so.

FOI reference: 319/17.

Date of request: 07.03.17.