Police section 60: Arrests resulting from UK police stop and searches 2002-2018

This statistic shows the amount of arrests resulting from stop and searches carried out by the police in England and Wales under section 60 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act (1994) from fiscal year 2002/03 to fiscal year 2018/19, by reason for arrest. Searches made under this legislation are made primarily to find offensive weapons and/or dangerous instruments. The peak in terms of arrests for offensive weapons was in 2008/09.

Arrests resulting from police stop and searches in England and Wales under section 60 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act (1994)* from 2002/03 to 2017/19, by reason

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Source

Release date

October 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

April 1st, 2002 to March 31st, 2019

Supplementary notes

Data from 2009/2010 onwards includes the British Transport Police (BTP). BTP did not provide data to the Home Office prior to 2009/2010, therefore data from before this period are not directly comparable with more recent years.

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