Disclosure Details

Cautions etc - 680/12

Dated: 07 Jun 2011

Date of request:      28/08/2012

Date of response:   05/09/2012

Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')(FOIA)

Thank you for your email dated  28 August 2012 in which you made a request for access to certain information which may be held by Northumbria Police.

As you may be aware the purpose of the Act is to allow a general right of access to information held by a Public Authority (including the Police), subject to certain limitations and exemptions.

You asked: 

  1. Please tell me how many offenders were given a caution, reprimand or warning in a) 2006 and b) 2011. For each offender please tell me the offence they were given the caution, reprimand or warning for.

In response:

We have now had the opportunity to fully consider your request and I provide a response for your attention.

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the Corporate Development Department of Northumbria Police.  I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by Northumbria Police.

I have today decided to disclose the located information to you as follows.

The information contained within this response is based on the number of disposals recorded in 2006 and 2011 where the disposal was either a caution, warning or a reprimand.

Please note that within the second part of the response there is an offence type of "Non Crime" this includes disposals for the following type of arrests

Obstruct resist a PC in execution of duty

Air weapon offences

Drunk and Disorderly

Please see the below attached which answers your request in full.

The information we have supplied to you is likely to contain intellectual property rights of Northumbria Police.  Your use of the information must be strictly in accordance with the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 (as amended) or such other applicable legislation.  In particular, you must not re-use this information for any commercial purpose.

How to complain

If you are unhappy with our decision or do not consider that we have handled your request properly and we are unable to resolve this issue informally, you are entitled to make a formal complaint to us under our complaints procedure which can be found at: http://www.northumbria.police.uk/foi/disclosurelog/foicomprights.asp

If you are still unhappy after we have investigated your complaint and reported to you the outcome, you may complain directly to the Information Commissioner’s Office and request that they investigate to ascertain whether we have dealt with your request in accordance with the Act.


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