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Brothel reports 2020(578A/20)

Request

Q1: Between March 1 and August 1 2020 how many reports have been made of alleged brothel activity in Birmingham, and how many cited Covid-19 as a concern.

Q2: The same information as above for the same period in 2019 (excluding the Covid-19 citation).

Q3: How many brothel raids have been carried out between March 1 and August 1 2020, and the same information for 2019.

Q4: How many arrests have been made for prostitution and/or brothel keeping between March 1 and August 1 2020, and for the same period 2019.

Response

Our data are not organised in such a way as to allow us to provide this information within the appropriate (cost) limit within the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act (see ‘Reason for Decision’ below).

Although excess cost removes the force’s obligations under the Freedom of Information Act, as a gesture of goodwill I have supplied information, relative to your request, retrieved before it was realised that the fees limit would be exceeded (see enclosed). I trust this is helpful, but it does not affect our legal right to rely on the fees regulations for the remainder of the request.

Questions 1 – 3  

INCIDENTS IN BROTHELS ATTENDED BY POLICE

Between Start Incident Date: 01-MAR-2019 and End Incident Date: 01-AUG-2019

 

GRADED RESPONSE TOTAL
P1 IMMEDIATE RESPONSE 1
P2 PRIORITY RESPONSE 2
P6 NEIGHBOURHOOD RESOLUTION 14
P8 INTERNALLY GENERATED TASK 2
P9 CONTACT RESOLUTION 9
GRAND TOTAL 28

 

Between Start Incident Date: 01-MAR-2020 and End Incident Date: 01-AUG-2020

 

GRADED RESPONSE COVID-19 FLAG GRAND TOTAL
N Y
P1 IMMEDIATE RESPONSE 1 0 1
P2 PRIORITY RESPONSE 0 2 2
P3 PRIORITY INVESTIGATION 0 4 4
P6 NEIGHBOURHOOD RESOLUTION 0 3 3
P8 INTERNALLY GENERATED TASK 0 2 2
P9 CONTACT RESOLUTION 0 1 1
GRAND TOTAL 1 12 13

Question 4

How many arrests have been made for prostitution and/or brothel keeping between March 1 and August 1 2020, and for the same period 2019.

01/03/19 to 01/08/19 18 Arrests
01/03/20 to 01/08/20 6 Arrests

 

 

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