Use of firearms in crime in England and Wales, by weapon type 2002-2016

Number of offences recorded by the police in which firearms were reported to have been used in England and Wales (UK) from 2002/2003 to 2015/2016, by weapon type

by Daniel Clark, last edited Nov 11, 2019
Use of firearms in crime in England and Wales, by weapon type 2002-2016 This statistic shows the number offences recorded by the police in which firearms were reported to have been used in England and Wales (UK) from 2002/2003 to 2015/2016. by weapon type. At the beginning of this period, there were more crimes involving air weapons. This did, however, change in 2005/2006 and has remained as such since then. Overall, there was a significant decrease in the use of firearms generally in crime during this time.
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Number of offences recorded by the police in which firearms were reported to have been used in England and Wales (UK) from 2002/2003 to 2015/2016, by weapon type

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