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Publication - Statistics Publication

Recorded crime in Scotland: 2016-2017

Published: 26 Sep 2017
Part of:
Law and order, Public safety and emergencies, Statistics
ISBN:
9781788511971

Statistics on crimes and offences recorded and cleared up by the police in Scotland, split by crime or offence group and by local authority.

108 page PDF

2.5MB

108 page PDF

2.5MB

Contents
Recorded crime in Scotland: 2016-2017
Table A6: Breach of the peace etc. offences recorded by the police, Scotland, 2012-13 to 2016-17

108 page PDF

2.5MB

Table A6: Breach of the peace etc. offences recorded by the police, Scotland, 2012-13 to 2016-17

Number & Percentage
Crime category 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 % change 15-16 to 16-17
Breach of the peace 25,072 21,755 14,636 12,178 8,751 -28
Threatening or abusive behaviour 14 44,429 48,521 47,210 48,456 47,850 -1
Offence of stalking 14 605 875 1,251 1,435 1,372 -4
Offensive behaviour at football 15 154 126 102 152 247 63
Threatening communications 15 41 11 6 12 15 25
Total Breach of the peace etc. 70,301 71,288 63,205 62,233 58,235 -6

Contact

Email: Jamie Macfarlane, jamie.macfarlane@gov.scot

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