Police heroin seizures in England and Wales (UK) 2006 to 2018

This statistic shows the number of heroin seizures by police forces in England and Wales from 2006/07 to 2017/18. Although there has been some fluctuations, there has been a net-decrease in the number of Heroin seizures by UK police forces, declining from 13.16 thousand in 2006/07 to just over 7 thousand by 2017/18.

Number of heroin seizures by police forces in England and Wales from 2006/07 to 2017/2018

Number of seizures in thousands
2017/187.37
2016/178.03
2015/167.96
2014/15 7.79
2013/14 8.55
2012/13 8.41
2011/12 9.07
2010/11 10.71
2009/10 12.73
2008/09 13.13
2007/08 13.4
2006/07 13.16
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Sources

Release date

November 2018

Region

United Kingdom (England, Wales)

Survey time period

April 1, 2006 to March 31, 2018

Supplementary notes

*Includes seizures made by British Transport Police (BTP).
In 2014/15 Bedfordshire and Hampshire were unable to supply reliable estimates. Imputation methods have been used to estimate the 2014/15 data for these forces.
In 2015/16 Bedfordshire, Dorset, Essex and Leicestershire were unable to supply reliable estimates. Imputation methods, based on police recorded crime, have been used to estimate the 2015/16 data for these forces.
In 2016/17 & 2017/18 Kent were unable to supply reliable estimates. Imputation methods have been used to estimate the 2016/17 data for this force.

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