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Indecent Exposure Incidents 2017-2021

Date of request: March 13, 2021
Reference: 309/21

Request

  • Please provide data on how many incidents of indecent exposure were reported to police in each of the years 2017 – 2021.
  • Please provide data on how many of these arrested in an arrest and/or charge.
  • Please also supply data on the sex of perpetrators/victims

 

Response

Please find below a breakdown of occurrences recorded under the Home Office code 088/9. The figures given for 2021 were correct as of the date of your request.

  2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Total Recorded 241 211 335 296 37
Arrests 22 33 25 46 4
Charges 21 18 11 26 1

Please find below a breakdown of the gender recorded for both the victims and offenders. This figure will differ to the number of occurrences provided above as an offence may have had more than one victim and/or offender recorded against it.

Victim Gender
Male 41 33 47 67 5
Female 168 174 197 209 27
Unknown 8 12 51 13 2
Not recorded 25 19 40 7 3
Offender Gender
Male 84 82 109 135 15
Female 2 5 6 9 2
Unknown 0 0 1 0 1
Not recorded 155 125 219 152 21

 

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