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Publication - Statistics Publication

Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2014-2015 and 2015-2016

Published: 29 Nov 2016
Part of:
Law and order
ISBN:
9781786526267

Statistics on those crimes and offences recorded by the police in Scotland in which a firearm was alleged to have been involved or where a firearm was stolen.

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Contents
Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2014-2015 and 2015-2016
Table 10: Location of offences involving the alleged use of a firearm, Scotland, 2006-07 to 2015-16

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Table 10: Location of offences involving the alleged use of a firearm, Scotland, 2006-07 to 2015-16

Percentage

Location of Offence 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-131 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 % change 14-15 to 15-16
Dwelling 378 388 332 278 219 188 123 139 127 119 -6
Public Highway 2 438 415 333 275 193 168 110 121 101 83 -18
Shop 3 100 65 79 78 45 41 39 23 18 28 56
Post Office 9 2 6 6 1 3 1 - - - -
Bank/Building Society 7 3 3 7 3 7 3 2 2 1 n/r
School/College 27 17 23 16 21 10 6 4 13 4 -69
Place of Public Entertainment 10 13 11 3 6 3 2 5 3 8 n/r
Other Locations 291 242 183 178 159 115 81 83 94 89 -5
Total 1,260 1,145 970 841 647 535 365 377 358 332 -7

Notes:
1. As a result of a change in recording practices by Lothian and Borders Police, their data for 2012-13 are not directly comparable with previous years. For further information please see Note 4.6.6.
2. Includes roads and footpaths.
3. Includes shops, stalls, stores, offices and factories.


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