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The monthly total number of charges reported for each hate crime category (20/12/2016)(R014868)

                                                                                   
Thank you for your email dated 29 November where you requested the following information under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA):


Data on hate crimes available on a monthly basis?


 

  • a monthly breakdown starting from January 2015 until now (i.e. the latest data for 2016 published). The monthly total number of charges reported for each hate crime category

 
We  do  endeavour  to  provide  information  where  we  can,  the  Crown  Office  and Procurator Fiscal Service's case management database is a live, operating database. It is designed to meet  our  business needs in relation to the processing of criminal cases, and  the  information  within  it  is  structured  accordingly.   We  do  not  have  a  separate database,  and  hold  only  operational  data  needed  for  business  purposes.   

Please see Annex A for the information you requested.

 FOI R014868 Annex A.pdf