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Arrests/Crimes Committed by Students at University or College

Question

How many persons have been arrested and/or reported for crimes in the last three years who were students studying at university/college?

 NB - So this would be any perpetrator who listed their occupation as student, and were over 18 - to differentiate from students at school.   

1. Please provide the figures in calendar years (Jan-Dec) for: i)2013, ii) 2014 iii)2015

2. For each year, please include how many of these persons were charged/given cautions.  

3 i) For the year 2015 (only) please include a breakdown of crimes that students were arrested/reported for.  

ii) If possible, please include whether an individual was charged for the crimes listed - if this is not possible, (for instance, if it is too time consuming) -  please just provide the information requested in the first part of this question (3i). 

Answer

Please see the arrest, charges and cautions in the table below: 

Year

Arrests

Charges/ Cautions

2013

597

318

2014

545

268

2015

421

213

Please find the breakdown of offences for 2015 in the attached file. Please note that an individual can be arrested for more than one offence. The total number of offences in the attached file will be greater than the figure above which is the total number of individual’s arrested.

FOI Reference: 224/16

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    Arrests/Crimes by University/College Students
    Last updated: 20 April 2016