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FOI2019/03902

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Date published - 31/07/2019

To receive a downloadable version of this letter please include the reference number and contact foi@cambs.pnn.police.uk

Information Rights

Bedfordshire Police Headquarters,

Woburn Road, Kempston,

Bedford, MK43 9AX

 

Telephone: 01234 842547

Email: foi@herts.pnn.police.uk

 

15th July 2019

 

REQUEST UNDER THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 Ref No: FOI2019/03902

I write in connection with your request for information received on 17th June. I note you seek access to the following information:

During 2018, How many people classed as IC1/IC2 (combined) were arrested (charged or not) by officers of your force area for the following.

1. Breach of the peace

2. Hate Speech specifically against disability, race, religion, sexual orientation or transgender identity

3. Section 5 of the POA

and during 2018, how many people classed as IC6 were arrested (charged or not) by officers of your force area for the same

1. Breach of the peace

2. Hate Speech specifically against disability, race, religion, sexual orientation or transgender identity

3. Section 5 of the POA

I am required by the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (The Act) to handle all requests in a manner that is blind to the identity of the requestor. Any information released in response to a request is regarded as being published and therefore, in the public domain without caveat.

Response

 

Breach of the peace arrests
Year Number of people arested for 'breach of the preace' that were IC1/2  Number of people arrested for 'breach of the peace' that were IC6 
2018 141   1

 

Hate speech arrests
Year Number of people arrested for 'hate speech' that were IC1/2  Number of people arrested for 'hate speech' that were IC6 
 2018

  

Public order arrests
Year Number of people arrested for section five of the public order act that were IC1/2  Number of people arrested for section 5 of the public order act that were IC6 
 2018  120

 Please note – Where a nominal has been arrested on more than one occasion this will be counted separately.

The numerical data presented in this response is an un-audited snapshot of un-published data sourced from "live" systems and is subject to the interpretation of the original request by the individual extracting the data.

Should you have any further enquiries concerning this matter please do not hesitate to contact me quoting the above reference number.

Yours sincerely 

Information Rights

Cambridgeshire & Hertfordshire Constabulary provides you the right to request an independent review of this response under its review procedure. If you require such a review you must notify us within two months from the date of this letter. After lodging a complaint with Cambridgeshire & Hertfordshire Constabulary if you are still dissatisfied with the decision you may make an application to the Information Commissioner. For information on how to make a complaint please visit ICO.org.uk or contact them on 0303 123 1113.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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