Database on the Victim and the Offender (No official name)
Data available on
- Marital status
Address, telephone number, profession, employment status, educational level, time living with offender (if applicable), date of reporting to the police
Relationship with perpetrator
Family member (spouse, mother, father, brother, sister, son, daughter, grandparent, grandchild, person living under the same roof)
Repeatedly suffering from GBV
- Marital status
Address, phone number, number of children, employment status, family status, profession, educational level, date of offence, relationship to victim, time living with victim (if applicable)
Relationship with victim
This means that it is recorded whether there exists a previous relationship between victim and offender (e.g. family, intimate partner) or not (stranger).
No information collected on Background information
Relationship with victim/perpetrator
Incident description by witness
Children witnessing IPV incident
Code system used
- Criminal justice
Sexual Offences fall under the category of 'serious offences' as recorded by the Police. Sexual offences include the following categories: Rape; Attempt to commit rape; Incest; Abduction; Coercion to marriage; Defilement of girls under 13 years of age; Defilement of girls between 13 and 17 years of age; Defilement of a mentally deficient woman; Unnatural offences; Bestiality; Rape (violence within the family); Attempt to commit rape (violence within the family); Incest (violence within the family); Sexual exploitation of juveniles; Defilement of girls under 13 years of age (violence within the family); Defilement of girls between 13-17 years of age (violence within the family); Defilement of a mentally deficient woman (violence within the family); Unnatural offences (violence within the family)
Description of incident
- Type of violence
Geographic location, date, type of abuse, incident resulting in fatality.
Only if there is a violation of a protection order which constitutes a criminal offence under the Law on Family Violence.
Civil justice data
Civil justice data is collected only if linked to a criminal offense.
Incident respond resources
No information collected on Incident respond resources
Stages of prosecution process
- Withdrawals of complaints
- Withdrawals of prosecution support
- N. of cases reported for each incident
- N. of cases initiated for each type of incident
- N. of cases referred to court
- Types of offense(s)
- Guilty pleas
- Guilty verdicts
Average time case through criminal justice system
N. of cases resulting in arrest
Charged with more than one offense
List of offenses
Data exists within police databases (previous convictions database) but not recorded by this data source.
Death as result of incident
- In paper form
- Electronically (single files)
- Electronically (database)
Frequency of updating
Quality assurance process
All data is recorded in paper format in the first instance using a standardized structured template in all police precincts. The data is then entered into a digital database.
- Over time
Data is recorded in paper from in the first instance and then entered into an electronic database.
Relation with third parties
Data on sexual offenses is utilized by the Statistical Services for its annual crime statistics. Data on family violence reported to the Attorney General's Office is not utilized for analysis or for statistical purposes.