For an overview of general data quality and specific quality issues to be aware of for this release, see the Quality and methodology section. Detailed information on police recorded crime can be found in Section 3. The Crime event. The statistics on rape in the UK are shocking.
It also includes verbal threats. More explicit guidelines for the classification of weapons introduced on 1 April may have increased the recording of firearm offences, particularly those committed by imitation weapons. Law Enforcement Sheriffs' Offices. Federal Courts.
Victims Victim Service Providers. The volume of robberies involving a knife or sharp instrument has risen for the past four years, following a decreasing trend between and However, likelihood of victimisation varies by personal and household characteristics for more information, see the Property crime tables and Nature of violent crime: appendix tables.
The Crime Survey for England and Wales CSEW is the most reliable indicator for long-term trends, particularly for the more common types of crime experienced by the general department of justice statistics on sex offenders in Merseyside. The overall volume of criminal damage in the CSEW has not changed over the last year 1.
View table Download this table Table 1: What do the latest figures show? White Collar Crime. However, recent trends in offences involving a knife or sharp instrument have been affected by the previous undercounting in Greater Manchester Police GMP 4 data. One design is to be an optimal design identified by the CNSTAT panel and the other will be similar to designs used in the public health approach for measuring rape and sexual assault.
State Court Caseload Statistics.
The CSEW does not provide a robust measure of short-term trends in robbery as it is a relatively low-volume crime. This figure has remained stable since the introduction of fraud and computer misuse offences into the CSEW. Download this chart Figure 6: Rises in robbery recorded by the police reflect genuine increases Image.
Crime Type Weapon Use. Sexual offences recorded by the police are not a reliable measure of trends in this type of crime.