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Rape & Sexual Assault 2016 to 2020 (859A/21)

Request

For the calendar years 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020, please could you tell me:

  1. The number and type of crime outcomes recorded for a) rape and b) sexual assault. The outcome should follow the Home Office outcome categories (please see a list at the end of this email*). Please only include crimes that had an outcome recorded, and group them by the year the crime outcome was recorded, rather than the year the crime was first reported
  1. for part 1 of this request, please provide a breakdown of the sex and ethnicity of the victims (so as to include a breakdown of crime outcome by ethnicity)

*As per Home Office police recorded crime data (page 12), the relevant crime outcome types are:

  1. Charged/summons
  2. Caution – youths
  3. Caution – adults
  4. TIC
  5. Offender died
  6. PND
  7. Cannabis/KHAT warning
  8. Community resolution
  9. Not in public interest (CPS)
  10. Not in public interest (police)
  11. Prosecution prevented – suspect under age
  12. Prosecutions prevented – suspect too ill
  13. Prosecution prevented – victim/key witness dead/too ill
  14. Evidential difficulties (suspect not identified; victim does not support further action)
  15. Evidential difficulties (suspect identified; victim supports action)
  16. Evidential difficulties (suspect identified; victim does not support further action)
  17. Prosecution time limit expired
  18. Investigation complete – no suspect identified
  19. Action undertaken by another body/agency
  20. Further investigation to support formal action to in the public interest

 

Response

Please find attached (859A-21 attachment) our response.

 

Attachments

859A_21 attachment