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Domestic Violence Reports, Arrests and Outcomes in 2016/17

Question

1. For the financial year 2016/17

a) How many reports of domestic violence were received by the force? Please breakdown this figure by the gender of alleged offender (male, female) if possible

b) How many arrests were made for domestic violence? Please breakdown this figure by gender (male, female) of arrested person if possible.

c) How many people were proceeded against for domestic violence offences? Please provide a breakdown by proceedings type (eg. charge, summons, adult caution, conditional caution, youth caution etc.) and gender of person proceeded against.

2. a) b) and c) The same for the financial year 2015/16

3. a) b) and c) The same for the financial year 2014/15

Answer

We have provided information concerning those incidents with a domestic abuse flag.

Domestic Abuse flagged - reported

 

 

 

 

Count Occurrences

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

Crime

9914

14021

17363

No Crime

689

1044

515

Non-Recordable

14205

12600

12576

Sum:

24808

27665

30454

We can only break the crime figure down by gender of suspect/offender.

With regards to incidents those involved are recorded as an involved party. 

Domestic Abuse flagged crime with Suspect Gender

count individuals

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

Female

1985

2271

2092

Male

6792

7331

6936

With regards to the arrest figures due to a change in our recording system this information is only available from November 2015. 

Arrests by gender

2015/2016

2016/2017

Female

255

565

Male

1582

3183

Unknown

16

20

Sum:

1853

3768

With regards to question C we have answered this by using the Outcome code for the crimes listed in the financial years. The following table shows the recorded crimes that have a positive outcome and the number of offenders that are listed with that outcome.

 

 

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

 

 

offender

offender

offender

OC01 - Charge/Summons

Female

196

164

140

OC01 - Charge/Summons

Male

1875

1727

1551

OC01 - Charge/Summons

Unknown

12

6

6

OC02 - Caution - Youths

Female

15

15

9

OC02 - Caution - Youths

Male

63

46

39

OC03 - Caution - Adults

Female

152

131

111

OC03 - Caution - Adults

Male

389

312

331

OC03 - Caution - Adults

Unknown

2

5

2

OC04 - TIC

Female

1

 

 

OC04 - TIC

Male

2

1

1

OC05 - Offender Dead

Male

 

6

4

OC06 - PND

Female

 

1

 

OC06 - PND

Male

1

1

 

OC07 - Drug Warning

Female

2

 

 

OC07 - Drug Warning

Male

 

 

1

OC08 - Community Resolution

Female

35

21

30

OC08 - Community Resolution

Male

51

30

48

OC08 - Community Resolution

Unknown

2

 

1

FOI reference: 575/17.

Date of request: 28.04.17.