Crime data supporting the "Hong Kong Crime Situation of Year 2016" press announcement

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Dear Hong Kong Police Force Crime Wing,

Can you please provide me with the data supporting Commisioner Lo's Press Conference on "Hong Kong Crime Situation of Year 2016", as reported here:

http://www.police.gov.hk/ppp_en/01_about...

If you do not have this can you please forward this request to the Police department that does. The key information I would like is on the NEC and NEC form 8 holder data mentioned here:

"Among these arrested persons, 4 703 people were Non-ethnic Chinese (NEC) (14.1 per cent), being a rise of 227 persons. The proportion of residents to non-residents was about half to half. Offences mainly involved shop theft, miscellaneous thefts, wounding/serious assault and serious drug offences. A total of 1 506 NEC Form 8 holders were arrested last year, an increase of 393 persons (up 35.3 per cent) when compared with 2015."

Can you provide the exact arrest data used here. I would like to see this at the district/region level if you have it, and the exact breakdown on the types of crime that is detailed here? As you compare it to 2015 can you provide data from 2015 and as far back as you have collected it?

If there is a source file that all of these statistics in the press release were compiled from that would probably be easiest for me to analyse and get this from.

Yours faithfully,

Scott Edmunds

香港警務處 刑事部

Dear Mr. Scott Edmunds,
                                                       
        Thank you for your request on 9 March 2017.  Please be informed
that your request is now under process, and we will let you know the
result once available.

2.        For enquiry, please contact me at 852-2860 8156.

Regards,
Ms Shirley HO
Crime Wing Access to Information Officer
for Commissioner of Police

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Dear Mr. Scott Edmunds,
                                                       
        I refer to your email dated 9 March 2017 requiring the crime
statistics of non-ethnic Chinese and our interim reply dated 16 March
2017.  I attach the following types of figures for your perusal, please.
 You may wish to note that the earliest time point kept by the Police is
2003 for the figures (a) and (b), and 2013 for the figure (c).

(a) Number of non-ethnic Chinese arrested for crime by Police Region/
Police District from 2003 to 2016
(b) Number of non-ethnic Chinese arrested for crime from 2003 to 2016
(c) Number of non-ethnic Chinese (including Vietnamese) recognizance
holders arrested for crime from 2013 to 2016

2.        For the non-ethnic Chinese recognizance holders arrested for
crime by Police Region/Police District, I am sorry to inform you that we
do not maintain such figures.

3.        For enquiry, please contact me at 852-2860 8156.

Regards,
Ms Shirley HO
Crime Wing Access to Information Officer
for Commissioner of Police

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