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Arrests for Indecent Images of Children

Question

Q1. Please could you provide the number of arrest/caution/prosecution for making/producing/distributing indecent images of children (under section 1 of the PCA 1978 http://www.cps.gov.uk/legal/h_to_k/indecent_photographs_of_children/) for last year - 2015

Q2. Would it be possible to provide the profession of those cautioned/prosecuted?

Answer

Q1. Figures have been provided for the following offences:  

Attempt to distribute an indecent photograph / pseudo-photograph of a child

Distribute an indecent photograph / pseudo-photograph of a child

Make indecent photograph / pseudo-photograph of a child

Permit taking of indecent photo / pseudo-photograph of a child

Possess a prohibited image of a child

Possess indecent photograph / pseudo-photograph of a child

Possess to show / distribute - indecent photograph / pseudo-photograph of a child

Show an indecent photograph / pseudo-photograph of a child

Take an indecent photograph / pseudo-photograph of a child

 

A total of 61 arrests were made in 2015. In addition to the 61 arrests, some individuals may have been voluntary attendees. There were 42 prosecutions and four cautions.

 

Q2. Professions of those cautioned or charged:

Atomic Energy Authority Employee

Careers Officer

Cleaner

Consultant

Driver/Delivery

Engineer

Gas Meter Reader

Labourer

Manager

Not Stated

Radiographer

Railway Employee

Retail

Retired

Self Employed

Student

Unemployed

FOI Ref: 252/16

Date of Request: 11.02.16