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Stalking and Harrassment Reports Since 2012

Question

1. How many reports of stalking have you received in each of the last five years?

2. How many people have been charged and prosecuted for stalking in the policing area in each of the last five years?

3. How many reports of harassment have you received in each of the last five years?

4. How many people have been charged and prosecuted for harassment offences in the policing area in each of the last five years?

5. The results of any other similar FOI requests

Answer

Please see the tables below for our response. In response to Q4 this provides the number of those prosecuted i.e. charged, summonsed/postal requisition.

Q1: Stalking

 

 

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017 to April 30th

Stalking

Crime

 

14

75

107

265

120

Stalking

Non- Recordable

5

68

114

104

7

 

 

Sum

5

82

189

211

272

120

Q3: Harassment

 

 

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017 to   April 30th

Harassment

Crime

1023

880

1093

5300

11200

3829

Harassment

Non-Recordable

 

 

 

35

32

4

Racially or religiously aggravated harassment

Crime

16

17

19

59

51

23

 

Sum

1039

897

1112

5394

11283

3856

Q2&4: Individuals charged/summonsed

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017 to   April 30th

Harassment

OC01 - Charge/Summons

461

425

431

513

547

128

Racially or religiously aggravated harassment

OC01 - Charge/Summons

6

7

4

14

3

1

 

Sum

467

432

435

527

550

129

Stalking

OC01 - Charge/Summons

3

27

48

35

28

14

Q5: I have provided a link to our disclosure log where we publish our previous FOI responses for the past two years:

https://www.avonandsomerset.police.uk/about-us/freedom-of-information/previous-requests/

FOI reference: 600/17.

Date of request: 08.05.17.