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Released under investigation domestic violence

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 20th March 2020.

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Photo of Unmesh Desai Unmesh Desai Labour

How many people did the Met release ‘under investigation’ who had been arrested on suspicion of domestic violence offences between 3rd April 2018 and 2nd April 2019? If possible, please can you state the average length of time these people were under investigation prior to being charged or charges being dropped.

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

3,559 of the people from Q2 had the Domestic Violence Indicator checked on their Custody Record. It should be noted that the offence(s) for which the person was RUId may or may not have related to DV.