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September 29, 2022 | Sexual Offences

Reference: FOI - 2022 - 01193


Request 1
In the last 10 years (01/01/2012 – 12/01/2022): How many incidents did your police force record which have an opening code of ‘Rape’ or ‘Sexual offense’, where the alleged victim/s were recorded as being under 18 years of age at the time of the alleged offence, and where either the alleged victim and/or perpetrator were recorded as being connected to/a member of the Jehovah's Witness religion / organisation?

Request 2
Of these incidents, say how many have the current outcome of:
2.a. No futher action
2.b. Ongoing investigation
2.c. Charged and awaiting trial
2.d. Convicted
2.e. Not convicted
2.f. Other - please state.

Request 3
Of these incidents which have a 'no further action' outcome, please list the reasons why, e.g. 'evidential difficulties prevent further action - police decision' or ' evidential difficulties prevent further action - victim does not support police action' or 'suspect identified but prosecution time limit expired'

FOI - 2022 - 01193