Disclosure Details

Crimes at Newcastle Airport - 401/12

Dated: 07 Jun 2011

Date of request:      03/05/2012

Date of response:   21/05/2012

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

Thank you for your email dated 03 May 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: 

Please could you tell me the number of crimes that have been reported to the force at Newcastle Airport (crimes reported as having happened there) in each of the last three financial years (09/10, 10/11 and 11/12).

Could you break this down by the number of each type of crime reported please.

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 Develpment Department of Northumbria Police.  I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by Northumbria Police.

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

The results are based on crimes where the date allocated is between April 2009 and March 2012 and where the address is located within the grounds of the airport.  This includes offences where the address is simply ‘Newcastle Airport’ along with those in shops, bars, car parks, etc.

Hotels or the Airport Metro Station have not been included in the research.

With the above in mind please see the below attached which answers your request.

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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