Posted in A2 Sociology: Crime and Deviance

No-one charged in 9 out of 10 crimes – Home Office

Only 9% of crimes end with suspects being charged or summonsed in England and Wales, Home Office figures suggest.

In the 12 months to March, 443,000 crimes resulted in a charge or summons out of 4.6 million offences – the lowest detection rate since 2015.

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Posted in A2 Sociology: Crime and Deviance, GCSE Sociology

UK police force failed to record 10,000 crimes

A perfect example of unrecorded crime – why we can’t trust police statistics.

Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) found that nearly one in five crimes reported to Lincolnshire police were undocumented.