Rape Monitoring Group force summaries 2017/18

This page sets out the text version of each force’s summary page in the 2017/18 Rape Monitoring Group dashboard.

You can also see the raw data for this publication on the RMG data page.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Avon and Somerset Constabulary recorded:

  • 1,284 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 245 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 110 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 64 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 38 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 32 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Avon and Somerset Constabulary received 207 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 29 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 38 rape offences.

Over this same period, Avon and Somerset Constabulary referred 158 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 90 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 92 cases and brought 57 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 104 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 31 offenders were found guilty.

Bedfordshire Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Bedfordshire Police recorded:

  • 313 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 55 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 35 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 12 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 3 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 19 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Bedfordshire Police received 122 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 40 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 11 rape offences.

Over this same period, Bedfordshire Police referred 65 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 18 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 16 cases and brought 12 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 25 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 7 offenders were found guilty.

British Transport Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 British Transport Police recorded:

  • 18 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 3 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 0 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 1 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 2 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 1 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, British Transport Police received 207 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 11 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 4 rape offences.

Over this same period, British Transport Police referred 4 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 3 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 2 cases and brought 3 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 0 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 0 offenders were found guilty.

Cambridgeshire Constabulary

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Cambridgeshire Constabulary recorded:

  • 470 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 89 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 43 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 26 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 9 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 13 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Cambridgeshire Constabulary received 121 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 6 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 42 rape offences.

Over this same period, Cambridgeshire Constabulary referred 94 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 29 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 34 cases and brought 16 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 47 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 16 offenders were found guilty.

Cheshire Constabulary

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Cheshire Constabulary recorded:

  • 515 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 123 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 116 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 36 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 21 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 58 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Cheshire Constabulary received 287 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 27 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 22 rape offences.

Over this same period, Cheshire Constabulary referred 139 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 58 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 49 cases and brought 48 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 86 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 19 offenders were found guilty.

City of London Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 City of London Police recorded:

  • 0 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 0 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 0 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 0 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 0 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 0 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, City of London Police received 47 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 0 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 0 rape offences.

Crimes recorded in City of London are covered by the London Crime Prosecution Service region, see the Metropolitan Police Service data below.

Cleveland Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Cleveland Police recorded:

  • 414 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 104 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 57 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 17 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 11 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 34 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Cleveland Police received 146 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 38 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 10 rape offences.

Over this same period, Cleveland Police referred 82 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 28 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 35 cases and brought 12 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 30 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 20 offenders were found guilty.

Cumbria Constabulary

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Cumbria Constabulary recorded:

  • 263 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 55 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 65 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 13 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 5 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 23 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Cumbria Constabulary received 106 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 20 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 21 rape offences.

Over this same period, Cumbria Constabulary referred 76 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 38 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 27 cases and brought 20 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 48 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 7 offenders were found guilty.

Derbyshire Constabulary

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Derbyshire Constabulary recorded:

  • 427 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 95 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 100 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 13 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 17 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 55 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Derbyshire Constabulary received 82 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 99 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 81 rape offences.

Over this same period, Derbyshire Constabulary referred 103 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 61 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 54 cases and brought 31 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 70 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 27 offenders were found guilty.

Devon and Cornwall Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Devon and Cornwall Police recorded:

  • 1,058 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 222 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 164 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 54 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 35 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 65 rapes of a male aged under 13;

In this same period, Devon and Cornwall Police received 100 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 29 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 148 rape offences.

Over this same period, Devon and Cornwall Police referred 75 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 35 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 89 cases and brought 33 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 60 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 31 offenders were found guilty.

Dorset Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Dorset Police recorded:

  • 381 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 70 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 47 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 31 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 9 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 18 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Dorset Police received 227 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 27 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 26 rape offences.

Over this same period, Dorset Police referred 44 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 25 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 17 cases and brought 12 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 26 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 10 offenders were found guilty.

Durham Constabulary

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Durham Constabulary recorded:

  • 344 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 73 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 81 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 53 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 12 rapes of a male aged 13–15 years, inclusive; and
  • 60 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Durham Constabulary received 208 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 13 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 48 rape offences.

Over this same period, Durham Constabulary referred 89 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 43 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 34 cases and brought 28 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 61 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 6 offenders were found guilty.

Dyfed-Powys Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Dyfed-Powys Police recorded:

  • 226 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 48 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 34 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 11 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 6 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 22 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Dyfed-Powys Police received 58 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 10 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 23 rape offences.

Over this same period, Dyfed-Powys Police referred 39 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 26 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 21 cases and brought 6 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 23 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 7 offenders were found guilty.

Essex Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Essex Police recorded:

  • 908 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 181 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 158 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 34 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 9 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 72 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Essex Police received 554 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 40 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 62 rape offences.

Over this same period, Essex Police referred 178 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 38 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 39 cases and brought 25 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 55 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 15 offenders were found guilty.

Gloucestershire Constabulary

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Gloucestershire Constabulary recorded:

  • 282 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 44 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 27 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 4 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 4 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 14 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Gloucestershire Constabulary received 35 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 3 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 25 rape offences.

Over this same period, Gloucestershire Constabulary referred 33 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 23 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 32 cases and brought 6 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 24 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 10 offenders were found guilty.

Greater Manchester Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Greater Manchester Police recorded:

  • 2,143 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 553 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 435 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 312 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 88 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 160 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Greater Manchester Police received 619 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 30 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 250 rape offences.

Over this same period, Greater Manchester Police referred 529 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 218 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 162 cases and brought 144 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 322 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 59 offenders were found guilty.

Gwent Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Gwent Police recorded:

  • 243 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 69 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 51 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 19 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 11 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 24 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Gwent Police received 69 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 3 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 11 rape offences.

Over this same period, Gwent Police referred 46 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 26 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 14 cases and brought 13 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 33 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 4 offenders were found guilty.

Hampshire Constabulary

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Hampshire Constabulary recorded:

  • 1,290 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 282 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 176 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 66 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 27 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 84 rapes of a male aged under 13.
  • In this same period, Hampshire Constabulary received 222 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 21 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 103 rape offences.

    Over this same period, Hampshire Constabulary referred 137 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 76 cases.

    During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 45 cases and brought 24 unsuccessful prosecutions.

    The Ministry of Justice reported that 84 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 18 offenders were found guilty.

Hertfordshire Constabulary

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Hertfordshire Constabulary recorded:

  • 579 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 112 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 86 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 32 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 6 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 26 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Hertfordshire Constabulary received 209 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 62 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 34 rape offences.

Over this same period, Hertfordshire Constabulary referred 56 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 35 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 28 cases and brought 8 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 31 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 6 offenders were found guilty.

Humberside Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Humberside Police recorded:

  • 538 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 132 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 102 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 30 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 21 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 42 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Humberside Police received 101 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 26 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 59 rape offences.

Over this same period, Humberside Police referred 112 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 63 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 66 cases and brought 49 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 105 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 25 offenders were found guilty.

Kent Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Kent Police recorded:

  • 1,720 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 301 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 249 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 116 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 36 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 107 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Kent Police received 778 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 59 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 183 rape offences.

Over this same period, Kent Police referred 133 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 71 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 58 cases and brought 45 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 103 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 34 offenders were found guilty.

Lancashire Constabulary

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Lancashire Constabulary recorded:

  • 786 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 168 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 161 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 60 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 20 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 100 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Lancashire Constabulary received 196 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 48 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 133 rape offences.

Over this same period, Lancashire Constabulary referred 203 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 86 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 77 cases and brought 39 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 109 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 28 offenders were found guilty.

Leicestershire Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Leicestershire Police recorded:

  • 556 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 92 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 52 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 43 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 19 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 31 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Leicestershire Police received 72 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 18 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 40 rape offences.

Over this same period, Leicestershire Police referred 110 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 64 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 36 cases and brought 41 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 83 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 16 offenders were found guilty.

Lincolnshire Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Lincolnshire Police recorded:

  • 382 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 88 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 75 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 19 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 7 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 29 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Lincolnshire Police received 0 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 37 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 59 rape offences.

Over this same period, Lincolnshire Police referred 33 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 19 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 27 cases and brought 12 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 21 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 9 offenders were found guilty.

Merseyside Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Merseyside Police recorded:

  • 708 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 154 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 112 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 62 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 28 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 91 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Merseyside Police received 65 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 21 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 54 rape offences.

Over this same period, Merseyside Police referred 207 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 66 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 66 cases and brought 41 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 83 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 25 offenders were found guilty.

Metropolitan Police Service

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 the Metropolitan Police Service recorded:

  • 5,531 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 928 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 545 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 417 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 79 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 212 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, the Metropolitan Police Service received 2,637 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 80 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 220 rape offences.

Over this same period, the Metropolitan Police Service (and City of London Police) referred 932 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 426 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 364 cases and brought 359 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 692 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 162 offenders were found guilty.

Please note: CPS data publish combined data for the two police services in London (the Metropolitan Police Service and City of London Police).

Norfolk Constabulary

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Norfolk Constabulary recorded:

  • 535 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 115 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 96 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 29 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 12 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 44 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Norfolk Constabulary received 154 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 67 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 69 rape offences.

Over this same period, Norfolk Constabulary referred 169 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 30 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 40 cases and brought 21 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 51 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 13 offenders were found guilty.

North Wales Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 North Wales Police recorded:

  • 469 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 93 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 108 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 44 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 29 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 46 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, North Wales Police received 222 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 9 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 15 rape offences.

Over this same period, North Wales Police referred 77 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 38 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 40 cases and brought 20 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 52 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 15 offenders were found guilty.

North Yorkshire Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 North Yorkshire Police recorded:

  • 344 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 79 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 62 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 28 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 18 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 30 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, North Yorkshire Police received 244 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 7 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 20 rape offences.

Over this same period, North Yorkshire Police referred 67 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 41 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 31 cases and brought 18 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 52 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 14 offenders were found guilty.

Northamptonshire Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Northamptonshire Police recorded:

  • 458 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 87 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 43 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 19 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 7 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 29 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Northamptonshire Police received 161 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 42 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 20 rape offences.

Over this same period, Northamptonshire Police referred 93 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 62 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 40 cases and brought 30 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 78 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 20 offenders were found guilty.

Northumbria Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Northumbria Police recorded:

  • 1,117 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 206 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 188 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 75 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 25 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 103 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Northumbria Police received 305 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 27 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 164 rape offences.

Over this same period, Northumbria Police referred 145 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 79 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 98 cases and brought 82 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 95 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 15 offenders were found guilty.

Nottinghamshire Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Nottinghamshire Police recorded:

  • 783 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 187 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 148 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 69 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 22 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 100 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Nottinghamshire Police received 318 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 65 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 38 rape offences.

Over this same period, Nottinghamshire Police referred 127 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 88 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 75 cases and brought 38 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 115 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 26 offenders were found guilty.

South Wales Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 South Wales Police recorded:

  • 659 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 160 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 93 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 50 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 16 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 35 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, South Wales Police received 220 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 28 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 22 rape offences.

Over this same period, South Wales Police referred 208 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 103 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 64 cases and brought 50 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 113 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 28 offenders were found guilty.

South Yorkshire Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 South Yorkshire Police recorded:

  • 849 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 233 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 191 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 64 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 13 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 54 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, South Yorkshire Police received 367 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 21 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 65 rape offences.

Over this same period, South Yorkshire Police referred 113 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 70 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 79 cases and brought 51 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 103 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 31 offenders were found guilty.

Staffordshire Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Staffordshire Police recorded:

  • 717 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 186 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 114 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 52 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 18 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 52 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Staffordshire Police received 158 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 45 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 42 rape offences.

Over this same period, Staffordshire Police referred 96 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 42 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 53 cases and brought 52 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 80 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 25 offenders were found guilty.

Suffolk Constabulary

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Suffolk Constabulary recorded:

  • 533 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 94 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 62 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 31 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 18 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 41 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Suffolk Constabulary received 367 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 44 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 40 rape offences.

Over this same period, Suffolk Constabulary referred 76 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 16 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 29 cases and brought 22 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 24 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 12 offenders were found guilty.

Surrey Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Surrey Police recorded:

  • 464 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 113 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 59 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 24 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 25 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 41 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Surrey Police received 71 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 26 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 19 rape offences.

Over this same period, Surrey Police referred 60 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 36 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 27 cases and brought 21 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 48 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 5 offenders were found guilty.

Sussex Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Sussex Police recorded:

  • 942 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 205 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 103 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 64 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 21 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 46 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Sussex Police received 240 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 68 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 39 rape offences.

Over this same period, Sussex Police referred 131 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 74 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 74 cases and brought 65 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 127 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 42 offenders were found guilty.

Thames Valley Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Thames Valley Police recorded:

  • 1,220 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 248 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 180 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 51 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 20 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 81 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Thames Valley Police received 533 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 69 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 120 rape offences.

Over this same period, Thames Valley Police referred 204 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 104 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 67 cases and brought 55 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 117 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 31 offenders were found guilty.

Warwickshire Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Warwickshire Police recorded:

  • 300 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 83 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 69 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 19 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 13 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 24 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Warwickshire Police received 106 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 14 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 10 rape offences.

Over this same period, Warwickshire Police referred 49 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 21 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 22 cases and brought 28 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 46 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 8 offenders were found guilty.

West Mercia Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 West Mercia Police recorded:

  • 754 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 175 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 132 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 39 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 25 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 56 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, West Mercia Police received 265 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 13 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 21 rape offences.

Over this same period, West Mercia Police referred 131 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 50 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 62 cases and brought 45 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 94 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 30 offenders were found guilty.

West Midlands Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 West Midlands Police recorded:

  • 1,601 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 324 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 289 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 92 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 33 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 131 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, West Midlands Police received 343 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 17 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 39 rape offences.

Over this same period, West Midlands Police referred 341 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 146 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 172 cases and brought 114 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 248 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 81 offenders were found guilty.

West Yorkshire Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 West Yorkshire Police recorded:

  • 1,793 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 554 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 290 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 115 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 38 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 167 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, West Yorkshire Police received 283 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 10 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 137 rape offences.

Over this same period, West Yorkshire Police referred 187 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 131 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 160 cases and brought 83 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 214 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 65 offenders were found guilty.

Wiltshire Police

In the 12 months to 31 March 2018 Wiltshire Police recorded:

  • 398 rapes of a female aged 16 and over;
  • 96 rapes of a female aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive;
  • 50 rapes of a female aged under 13;
  • 26 rapes of a male aged 16 and over;
  • 9 rapes of a male aged 13 to 15 years, inclusive; and
  • 30 rapes of a male aged under 13.

In this same period, Wiltshire Police received 81 rape reports that were not recorded as a crime. It transferred 4 rape offences to other police forces and cancelled 30 rape offences.

Over this same period, Wiltshire Police referred 61 cases of rape to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for a charging decision. Of those, the CPS charged 26 cases.

During the same year, the CPS successfully convicted 18 cases and brought 3 unsuccessful prosecutions.

The Ministry of Justice reported that 26 rape suspects were proceeded against in this period. Of those, 9 offenders were found guilty.