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Persistent Offenders

Volume 447: debated on Monday 5 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many persistent and prolific offenders have been identified by the Northamptonshire police force. (72935)

The four prolific and other priority offenders schemes operating in the Northamptonshire police area covering Corby, Kettering, Daventry and Wellingborough are working intensively with 208 such offenders . Across the East Midlands region, a total of 1,296 prolific and other priority offenders are being targeted as part of the Government's national programme to tackle the small number of highly active offenders who cause a disproportionate amount of harm to the communities in which they live.