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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.

48 page PDF

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48 page PDF

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Contents
Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2014-2015 and 2015-2016
Table 10a: Location of offences in which an identified firearm (excluding air weapons) was alleged to have been involved, Scotland, 2006-07 to 2015-16

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Table 10a: Location of offences in which an identified firearm (excluding air weapons) was alleged to have been involved, Scotland, 2006-07 to 2015-16

Number & 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 71 126 123 94 114 103 52 50 63 52 -17
Public Highway 2 156 195 161 120 92 95 47 38 39 42 8
Shop 3 51 36 48 50 29 27 27 13 8 17 n/r
Post Office 7 1 4 4 1 3 1 - - - -
Bank/Building Society 3 3 1 7 2 6 1 1 2 - -
School/College 11 9 13 13 15 7 1 3 3 2 n/r
Place of Public Entertainment 4 6 5 3 3 1 - 2 1 6 n/r
Other Locations 99 86 72 55 87 43 39 31 28 32 14
Total 402 462 427 346 343 285 168 138 144 151 5

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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