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Total Crime, Burglary and Theft Reported Since 2012

Question

Part I – all crime*

  1. Please state the total number of crimes* reported to your force in each of the following calendar years: a) 2012, b) 2013, c) 2014, d) 2015 and e) 2016 so far.
  2. Please state the total number of reported crimes that entered the ‘crime screening process’ to decide whether they are suitable for further investigation in each of the following calendar years: a) 2012, b) 2013, c) 2014, d) 2015 and e) 2016 so far.
  3. For each yearly total in question 2 (a-e), please state the total number of crimes that were ‘screened out’ after the screening process - i.e. no further investigation (if there are outstanding decisions, please also state the total number for which the decision has not yet been taken).  

 Part II – all burglary**

  1. Please state the total number of burglaries reported to your force in each of the following calendar years: a) 2012, b) 2013, c) 2014, d) 2015 and e) 2016 so far.
  2. Please state the total number of reported burglaries that entered the ‘crime screening process’ to decide whether they are suitable for further investigation in each of the following calendar years: a) 2012, b) 2013, c) 2014, d) 2015 and e) 2016 so far.
  3. For each yearly total in question 2 (a-e), please state the total number of reported burglaries that were ‘screened out’ after the screening process - i.e. no further investigation (if there are outstanding decisions, please also state the total number for which the decision has not yet been taken). 

 Part III – all theft***

  1. Please state the total number of thefts reported to your force in each of the following calendar years: a) 2012, b) 2013, c) 2014, d) 2015 and e) 2016 so far.
  2. Please state the total number of reported thefts that entered the ‘crime screening process’ to decide whether they are suitable for further investigation in each of the following calendar years: a) 2012, b) 2013, c) 2014, d) 2015 and e) 2016 so far.
  3. For each yearly total in question 2 (a-e), please state the total number of reported thefts that were ‘screened out’ after the screening process - i.e. no further investigation (if there are outstanding decisions, please also state the total number for which the decision has not yet been taken). 

* Please include all crimes reported to your force

** Please include all burglary offences reported to your force – i.e. all listed under the offence group ‘Burglary’ in the Home Office offence classification index (codes: 28A, 28B, 28C, 28D, 29, 30A, 30B, 31) 

***Please include all theft offences reported to your force – i.e. all listed under the offence group ‘Theft’ in the Home Office offence classification index (codes: 35, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 46, 47, 49, 49A)

Answer

Please find the number of crimes recorded in the table below.

 

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016 to date

Burglary

12,315

10,380

10,804

11,212

10,565

Theft & Handling Stolen Goods

39,671

38,656

39,309

39,800

37,514

All Crime

103,242

96,445

98,804

110,528

119,218

With regard to the ‘crime screening process’ and ‘screening out’, this specific information is not recorded. From September 2015 onwards, we can provide the number of crimes that did not have an ‘officer in case’ assigned. Please see this information below:

12 month to end Oct 2016

Crime recorded

No OIC allocated

Burglary

12,272

3,713

Theft &   Handling Stolen Goods

42,355

15,841

All Crime

134,176

31,037

FOI reference: 1365/16.

Date of request: 08.11.16.