Publication - Consultation paper

Presenting official statistics on recorded crime and related topics: consultation

Published: 8 Jul 2019
Directorate:
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Law and order, Statistics
ISBN:
9781839600036

The Scottish Crime Recording Board are asking how the official statistics on recorded crime and related topics should be presented.

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Presenting official statistics on recorded crime and related topics: consultation
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Footnotes

1. Recorded Crime in Scotland, 2017-18: https://www.gov.scot/Publications/2018/09/2051

2. Scottish Crime and Justice Survey 2017-18: main findings:https://www.gov.scot/publications/scottish-crime-justice-survey-2017-18-main-findings/

3. Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009 - http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2009/9/contents

4. Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Act 2016:http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2016/22/enacted

5. Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2018:http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2018/5/introduction/enacted

6. Code of Practice for Statistics: https://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/code-of-practice/

7. Scottish Crime Recording Board: https://www2.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Crime-Justice/PubRecordedCrime/SCRB

8. HM Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland: Crime Audit 2014: https://www.hmics.scot/publications/crime-audit-2014

9. Stakeholder consultation – Police Recorded Crime Statistics 2015: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Crime-Justice/scotstatcrime/StakeCon/RCUC2015

10. Statistics on Recorded Crime in Scotland: Letter of Confirmation as National Statistics: https://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/publication/statistics-on-recorded-crime-in-scotland-2/

11. Recorded Crime in Scotland, 2015-16: http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/09/2960/332788

12. Recorded Crime in Scotland: Robbery 2008-09 and 2017-18: https://www.gov.scot/Publications/2018/09/6637/0

13. Recorded Crime in Scotland: 'Other Sexual Crimes' 2013-14 and 2016-17:https://www.gov.scot/Publications/2017/09/7838

14. Drug seizures and offender characteristics, 2017-18: https://www.gov.scot/publications/drug-seizures-offender-characteristics-2017-18/

15. Criminal Proceedings in Scotland 2017-18: https://www.gov.scot/publications/criminal-proceedings-scotland-2017-18/

16. Police Scotland Management Information: http://www.scotland.police.uk/about-us/our-performance/

17. Code of Practice for Statistics: https://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/osr/code-of-practice/

18. Stakeholder consultation – Police Recorded Crime Statistics 2015: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Crime-Justice/scotstatcrime/StakeCon/RCUC2015

19. Recorded Crime in Scotland, 2015-16: http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/09/2960/332788

20. Scottish Crime and Justice Survey: http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Crime-Justice/crime-and-justice-survey/publications

21. Recorded Crime in Scotland: Robbery 2008-09 and 2017-18: https://www.gov.scot/publications/recorded-crime-scotland-robbery-2008-09-2017-18/

22. A statutory offence was introduced on the 1st April 2019.

23. Further analysis of research into 'Other Sexual Crimes' suggests that around 60% of sexual crimes that involved no physical contact between an offender and victim were cyber-enabled in 2016-17.

24. Drug seizures and offender characteristics, 2017-18: https://www.gov.scot/publications/drug-seizures-offender-characteristics-2017-18/

25. From further analysis of Criminal Proceedings in Scotland, 2017-18 National Statistics: https://www.gov.scot/publications/criminal-proceedings-scotland-2017-18/

26. Recorded Crime in Scotland: 'Other Sexual Crimes', 2013-14 and 2016-17: https://www.gov.scot/Publications/2017/09/7838/0

27. Cyber-crime in Scotland: evidence review: https://www.gov.scot/Publications/2018/03/2464/0

28. The Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012 was repealed on 20 April 2018.

29. Criminal Proceedings in Scotland 2017-18: https://www.gov.scot/publications/criminal-proceedings-scotland-2017-18/

30. The classification systems of England & Wales and Northern Ireland are almost identical due to the fact that N. Ireland adopted any recent changes implemented in England & Wales. As a result of this, only England & Wales will be listed in the rest of this summary, as the inclusion of N. Ireland as well would unfairly misconstrue perceptions of the popularity of certain approaches.


Contact

Email: crimeconsultation@gov.scot