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Arrests Aged 60+

Question

Q1. Please could you tell me how many people in the 60+ age bracket were arrested, with a breakdown year by year between 2010 to now?

Q2. Could I have a breakdown of 60-70, 70-80, 80-90 and 90-100?

Q3. Please could I have a list of the most frequent reasons for arrest/crime type by year and age?

Q4. How many of these arrests led to charges?

Answer

Q1. Please see the total number of arrests of individuals aged over 60 in the table below. Please note that these figures relate to the number of arrests. An individual could have been arrested more than once, therefore will be included in the figures more than once. 

Year

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Number of arrests

912

922

911

756

754

599

115

Q2. Please see this information broken down by age group in the table below:

Age Group

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

60 - 69

729

761

717

595

588

490

88

70 - 79

158

140

167

142

147

95

25

80 - 89

24

19

26

18

19

13

2

90 - 99

1

2

1

1

 

1

 

Q3.  Please find the top five most frequent arrest reason for each year, broken down by arrestee age in the attached file.

Q4. Please see the number of arrests that led to charges in the table below:

Year

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Number of arrests that lead to a charge

309

343

361

310

318

234

40

 

FOI Ref: 413/16

Date of Request: 14.03.16

Related documents

  • PDF icon FOI 413
    Last updated: 28 April 2016