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Arrests Under 17's

Question

1. How many arrests of children aged 17 years and under were made by your police force in 2015?

2. Please break the figures down by age (e.g. 17 years old – 105 arrests; 16 years old – 110 arrests; 15 years old – 74 arrests etc.)

3. Please break the figures down by gender (e.g. Male – 402 arrests; Female – 161 arrests)

4. Please break the figures down by self-defined ethnicity (e.g. White British – 162 arrests; Asian-Pakistani – 27 arrests; Black African – 7 arrests; White and Black Caribbean– 12 arrests etc.)

Answer

1. In 2015, 1,767 children aged 17 years and under were arrested.

2. Please find the information in the table below:

Age

Arrests

10

1

11

12

12

59

13

104

14

177

15

339

16

492

17

583

3. Please find the information in the table below:

Gender

Arrests

Female

319

Male

1,448

4. Please find the information in the table below:

Arrestee Self-defined ethnicity

Arrests

Asian - Bangladeshi

1

Other - Chinese

1

Asian - Indian

2

Mixed - White and Asian

2

Mixed - White And Black African

4

Other - Any Other Ethnic Group

5

Asian - Pakistani

10

Not stated

13

White - Irish

15

Asian - Any other Asian background

16

Mixed - Any other mixed background

24

Black - Any other Black background

36

White - Any Other White Background

39

Mixed - White and Black Caribbean

68

Black - African

81

Black - Caribbean

82

White - British

1,368

 FOI Ref: 769/16

Date of Request: 01.06.16