Weapons found during section 60 stop and searches in England and Wales 2002-2018

Number of persons found to be carrying weapons during police stop and searches in England and Wales under section 60 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994* from 2002/03 to 2017/18

by Daniel Clark, last edited Mar 25, 2019
Weapons found during section 60 stop and searches in England and Wales 2002-2018 This statistic shows the amount of persons found to be carrying weapons during 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 2017/18. The peak was in 2002/03 when, whilst carrying out such searches, police found 1,568 people carrying weapons.
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Number of persons found to be carrying weapons during police stop and searches in England and Wales under section 60 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994* from 2002/03 to 2017/18

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