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Domestic abuse proceedings and convictions: FOI release

Published: 26 Jul 2019

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
26 Jul 2019
Domestic abuse proceedings and convictions: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/201900002570
Date received: 4 Jul 2019
Date responded: 26 Jul 2019
Information requested

You asked for:

1. The number of domestic abuse cases heard for tax year 2017-18, broken down by each sheriff court;
2. The number of domestic abuse convictions for tax year 2017-18, broken down by each sheriff court;

Response

The answer to your question is provided in the table below.
Number of people proceeded/convicted for an offence with a domestic aggravator recorded, by the Sheriff Court, 2017-18.

 

Sheriff Court 2017-18
  Proceedings Convictions
Aberdeen 848 666
Airdrie 458 361
Alloa 127 113
Ayr 372 328
Banff 37 27
Campbeltown 24 24
Dumbarton 268 196
Dumfries 302 262
Dundee 481 375
Dunfermline 304 280
Dunoon 37 31
Edinburgh 1,165 981
Elgin 222 210
Falkirk 366 334
Forfar 260 237
Fort William 27 22
Glasgow 1,969 1,492
Greenock 174 141
Hamilton 792 642
Inverness 238 204
Jedburgh 99 93
Kilmarnock 591 534
Kirkcaldy 555 452
Kirkwall 26 25
Lanark 124 114
Lerwick 35 34
Livingston 456 431
Lochmaddy 5 5
Oban 38 33
Paisley 452 345
Perth 218 174
Peterhead 217 175
Portree 10 8
Selkirk 81 77
Stirling 157 132
Stornoway 24 22
Stranraer 96 77
Tain 55 48
Wick 65 56
Unknown 25 21

Source: Criminal Proceedings database

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