Offences against Children: Internet

Home Office written question – answered on 19th April 2022.

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Photo of Lucy Powell Lucy Powell Shadow Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to Answer 30 March 2022 of to Questions 147057 and 147056, of the 14,260 online CSA cases disseminated to police forces in England how many went to each police force between March 2020 and February 2021; and of the 17,022 online CSA cases disseminated to police forces in England how many went to each police force between March 2021 and February 2022.

Photo of Rachel Maclean Rachel Maclean The Minister of State, Home Department, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

Further to the Answer of 30 March 2022 to Questions 147057 and 147056, the number of online child sexual abuse cases disseminated by the National Crime Agency to each Police Force in England is provided in the table below:

Police Force Disseminated To

March 2020- February 2021

March 2021 - February 2022

Avon & Somerset Constabulary

431

514

Bedfordshire Police

134

186

Cambridgeshire Constabulary

198

289

Cheshire Constabulary

198

321

City of London Police

2

2

Cleveland Police

154

189

Cumbria Constabulary

96

131

Derbyshire Constabulary

210

247

Devon & Cornwall Constabulary

387

504

Dorset Police

132

172

Durham Constabulary

124

156

Essex Police

379

446

Gloucestershire Constabulary

105

160

Greater Manchester Police

884

1,050

Hampshire Constabulary

481

520

Hertfordshire Constabulary

242

294

Humberside Police

271

300

Kent County Constabulary

477

509

Lancashire Constabulary

334

478

Leicestershire Constabulary

267

347

Lincolnshire Police

156

233

Merseyside Police

425

503

Metropolitan Police

2,892

3,002

Norfolk Constabulary

202

229

North Yorkshire Police

151

163

Northamptonshire Police

221

213

Northumbria Police

378

493

Nottinghamshire Police

318

358

South Yorkshire Police

431

536

Staffordshire Police

260

326

Suffolk Constabulary

167

213

Surrey Police

211

236

Sussex Police

362

493

Thames Valley Police

537

735

Warwickshire Police

106

131

West Mercia Constabulary

243

267

West Midlands Police

890

1,192

West Yorkshire Police

615

691

Wiltshire Constabulary

171

159

Two or more forces

18

34

Grand Total

14,260

17,022

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