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Revenge Porn Stat's Update

Question

1) Please could you reveal how many crime reports of "revenge porn" (distributing a private sexual image of someone without their consent and with the intention of causing them distress) have been made to your force since the new law was introduced in April 2015.

2) Please could you reveal how many people have been charged with the offence of "revenge porn" during the same period.  Please breakdown this figure to show how many charged people received cautions.

3) Please could you break down the number of people charged with the offence of "revenge porn" by gender and into the following age groups 0-9, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60+. 

4) Please could you break down the victims of the offence of "revenge porn" by gender and into the following age groups 0-9, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60+. 

Answer

1. Between 21st April 2015 and 13th January 2016 we have recorded 57 reports.

2. Eight people have been charged, none have been cautioned.

3. One female and seven males were charged. Please find the age breakdown in the table below:

 

Age

Total

0-9

 

10-19

3

20-29

4

30-39

1

40-19

 

50-59

 

60+

 

4. Please find the victims age and gender breakdown in the tables below. The victim’s ages have been provided where this information is recorded. Please note that there are a higher number of reported crimes to the total number of victims (53). This is because an individual can be victim of more than one incident.

Victim Gender

Total

Male

9

Female

44

 

Victim Age

Total

0-9

0

10-19

17

20-29

19

30-39

6

40-49

3

50-59

1

60+

0

 

FOI Ref:275/16

Date of Request: 16.02.16