Weapons found during section 60 stop and searches in England and Wales 2002-2019

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 2018/19. The peak was in 2002/03 when, whilst carrying out such searches, police found 1,568 people carrying weapons.

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 2018/19

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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 2009/10 onwards includes the British Transport Police (BTP). BTP did not provide data to the Home Office prior to 2009/10, therefore data from before this period are not directly comparable with more recent years.

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