Publication - Statistics

Recorded Crimes and Offences involving Firearms, Scotland, 2013-14

Published: 17 Jun 2015
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781785444708

Statistical bulletin on crimes and offences involving firearms recorded by the police in Scotland in 2013-14.

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Contents
Recorded Crimes and Offences involving Firearms, Scotland, 2013-14
Table 7: Main firearm recorded in offences in which a weapon was alleged to have been fired causing fatal or non-fatal injury, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14 Number & Percentage

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Table 7: Main firearm recorded in offences in which a weapon was alleged to have been fired causing fatal or non-fatal injury, Scotland, 2004-05 to 2013-14 Number & Percentage

Main Firearm Recorded1 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-132 2013-14 % change 12-13 to 13-14
Shotgun 6 11 14 11 5 7 4 7 1 - -
Rifle 3 - 3 2 1 1 - - 3 - -
Pistol/Revolver 2 11 10 10 7 4 10 5 - 3 -
Air Weapon3 96 121 145 94 71 78 48 51 43 21 -51
Imitation Firearm 11 2 5 6 1 1 7 - 6 1 n/r
Unidentified3 153 10 25 12 11 6 6 1 - 4 -
Other 53 42 46 77 47 57 36 31 13 14 8
Total identified firearms (excluding air weapons) 75 66 78 106 61 70 57 43 23 18 -22
Total 324 197 248 212 143 154 111 95 66 43 -35

Notes:

1. For further information on the main firearm recorded please see Note 5.5.8.

2. 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 5.5.6.

3. A change in recording practices has affected the comparability of this category over time. For further information please see Note 5.6.2.


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