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Homophobic Hate Crime Reports since 2012

Question

1. Please could you provide the number of all reports marked as 'homophobic' or a sexual orientation hate crime in each of the following years (either calendar or financial, however this information is held) 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016? 

1. (a) If possible, could you provide the victim's gender.

1. (b) If possible, the offence title of the report (e.g. verbal harassment).

1. (c) If possible, if a charge was filed against the alleged offender.

2. Please could you provide the number of reports of assault offences/violence against the person with injury marked as 'homophobic' or a sexual orientation hate crime in each of the following years (either calendar or financial, however this information is held) 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016? 

2. (a) If possible, please could you provide the victim's gender.

2. (b) If possible the offence title (e.g. assault occasion ABH).

2. (c) If possible, if a charge was filed against the alleged offender.

Answer

Q1. Please see the number of crimes recorded that have a homophobic hate crime flag in the table below:

 

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

 

Homophobic

Homophobic

Homophobic

Homophobic

Homophobic

Homophobic

Crime

123

151

230

277

350

35

Q1. (a) Please see the gender breakdown below. Please note that the gender of the victim has not been recorded in every case.

 

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

 

Homophobic

Homophobic

Homophobic

Homophobic

Homophobic

Homophobic

Female

32

47

60

89

97

10

Male

85

102

164

170

209

15

Q1. (b) Please see the offence type breakdown in the attached file.

Q1. (c) Please see below for the number of those crimes that resulted in a charge. 

 

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

 

Homophobic

Homophobic

Homophobic

Homophobic

Homophobic

Homophobic

1: Charged

31

29

33

26

16

1

Q2. Please find the number of Violence Against the Person offences, flagged as a homophobic hate crime in the table below

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

 

Homophobic

Homophobic

Homophobic

Homophobic

Homophobic

Homophobic

Crime

107

137

191

235

322

30

2. (a) Please see the gender breakdown below. Please note that the gender of the victim has not been recorded in every case.

 

Violence Against the Person

 

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

 

Homophobic

Homophobic

Homophobic

Homophobic

Homophobic

Homophobic

Female

28

40

50

71

88

7

Male

75

95

138

152

197

15

Q2. (b) Please see the offence breakdown in the attached file.

Q2. (c) Please see below for the number of those crimes that resulted in a charge. 

 

Violence Against the Person

 

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

 

Homophobic

Homophobic

Homophobic

Homophobic

Homophobic

Homophobic

1: Charged

30

28

32

22

16

1

FOI reference: 215/17.

Date of request: 15.02.17.

Related documents

  • PDF icon Q1 data
    Last updated: 27 March 2017
  • PDF icon Q2 data
    Last updated: 27 March 2017