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The Number of Rapes Reported in 2015 with Outcomes

Question

The amount of rapes that were reported to Avon and Somerset between 1st Jan 2015 and 31st December 2015?

• how many were No further actioned?

• how many withdrew their complaints?

• how many were charged to court?

• And if possible how many were found guilty/not guilty at court? I know some forces don’t have access to court info so don’t worry if you can’t get this information.

Answer

Please find the information requested below.

Number of reported offences of attempted rape and rape:

 

Crime

No Crime

Non-Recordable

Sum:

Attempted rape

53

59

Rape

1033

77

1

1111

 Total

1086

81

3

1170

Outcomes for reported offences of rape:

OC01 - Charge/Summons

65

OC05 - Offender Dead

4

OC09 - Not in Public Interest (CPS)

4

OC10 - Not in Public Interest (Pol)

22

OC11 - Offender Under Age

2

OC12 - Offender too ill

1

OC13 - Victim/Witness Dead

2

OC14 - No Sus / Victim Decline

67

OC15 - Sus/Insuff. Evidence

107

OC16 - Sus/Victim Declines

248

OC18 - No Sus / No Line Enq / Filed

50

OC19 - No Crime

32

OC20 - Transferred Other Agency

1

 

4

 

609

Please note the above are the outcomes currently recorded. The remainder are either new investigations or are awaiting classification. 

78 individuals were charged to court for these offences:

Guilty – 18

Not guilty – 31

Ongoing – 24

Not guilty to rape but guilty to other related offence or “Lie on file” - 5

FOI reference: 1099/16.

Date of request: 30.08.16.