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Arrests for Public Offences in 2016

Question

Please may I request the below information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please only include data for West Somerset and East Somerset

1. How many people were cautioned/fined/arrested after an act of public urination between January 1 2016, to December 31, 2016?

Can you please provide a breakdown of cautions, fines and arrests Can you please provide a breakdown of how many total incidents there were in a) West Somerset and b)East Somerset

2. How many people were cautioned/fined/arrested after an act of indecent behaviour between January 1 2016, to December 31, 2016?

Can you please provide a breakdown of cautions, fines and arrests Can you please provide a breakdown of how many total incidents there were in a) West Somerset and b)East Somerset

3. How many people were cautioned/fined/arrested after an act of indecent exposure between January 1 2016, to December 31, 2016?

Can you please provide a breakdown of cautions, fines and arrests Can you please provide a breakdown of how many total incidents there were in a) West Somerset and b)East Somerset

4. How many people were cautioned/fined/arrested for being drunk in a public place between January 1 2016, to December 31, 2016?

Can you please provide a breakdown of cautions, fines and arrests Can you please provide a breakdown of how many total incidents there were in a) West Somerset and b)East Somerset

5. How many people were cautioned/fined/arrested for disorderly behaviour between      January 1 2016, to December 31,

Can you please provide a breakdown of cautions, fines and arrests Can you please provide a breakdown of how many total incidents there were in a) West Somerset and b)East Somerset

Answer

To answer your request we have selected the offences that best fit your questions.

Please find the information below concerning individuals that were cautioned or fined in custody:

Somerset West

Arrest Reason

Caution

Fine

Court

NFA

Sectioned Under MHA

Total Arrests

Public Urination

 

 

 

 

 

 

Act of Outraging public decency

 

 

 

 

 

 

Indecent exposure

 

 

1

3

 

4

Drunk and Disorderly in a public place

4

10

25

12

1

52

Use threatening /abusive words/ Behaviour or disorderly behaviour Likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress

1

1

12

3

 

17

Grand total

5

11

38

18

1

73

Somerset East

Arrest Reason

Caution

Fine

Court

NFA

Sectioned Under MHA

Total Arrests

Public Urination

 

 

 

 

 

 

Act of Outraging public decency

 

 

 

1

 

1

Indecent exposure

 

 

1

1

 

2

Drunk and Disorderly in a public place

8

7

14

4

 

33

Use threatening /abusive words/ Behaviour or disorderly behaviour Likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress

2

1

5

4

 

12

Grand total

10

8

20

9

 

48

Further information is recorded separately for fines that have been issued by officers, however the location as you have requested broken down to Somerset West and Somerset East is not recorded.

The Force wide figures for fixed penalty notices issues I have included:

Drunk and Disorderly in a public place – 112 offences          

Use threatening / abusive words / behaviour or disorderly behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm or distress - 105

FOI reference: 016/17.

Date of request: 04.01.17.