Coronavirus (COVID-19): Justice Analytical Services data report - August 2020

Third release of a monthly data report on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the justice system in Scotland, including information from Police Scotland, Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service, courts and prisons.

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Remand Arrivals

There were 795 un-sentenced arrivals to prison with known offence types in August, awaiting trial or sentencing for the following alleged offences

Bar chart showing remand arrivals number by offence type, with the highest number of arrivals (untried or awaiting sentence) for crimes against public justice.

Double-counting may occur where an individual is absent from prison for a night in the week and then returns. Where an individual has multiple alleged offence types, the offence towards the top of the list in the chart is used as the index offence.

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