Publication - Statistics

Criminal Proceedings in Scotland 2011-12

Published: 27 Nov 2012
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781782562436

This bulletin forms part of the Scottish Government series of statistical bulletins on the criminal justice system.

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Contents
Criminal Proceedings in Scotland 2011-12
Table 1 Summary of known action, 2002-03 to 2011-127

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Table 1 Summary of known action, 2002-03 to 2011-127

Thousands
2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12
Crimes and offences recorded by the police
Crimes 418 414 438 418 419 386 377 338 323 314
Offences 524 616 639 600 607 572 560 564 530 544
Crimes and offences cleared up by the police
Crimes 193 196 195 191 199 185 185 167 157 155
Offences 502 592 595 558 566 534 519 523 491 508
Police disposals
Anti-social behaviour fixed penalty notices n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 48 61 54 54
Formal adult warnings n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 8 8 8 8
Other police warnings n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 5 5 4 5
Crimes and offences dealt with by:
Offence referrals to Reporter to Children's Panel 1 30 34 36 38 36 31 26 23 18 13
Procurator Fiscal action
Total criminal reports received (COPFS cases) 290 307 309 320 316 307 285 276 266 276
Fiscal fines (CHS people)3,4 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 38 36 36 42
Fiscal fines (COPFS cases)2,4 24 30 23 18 21 19 37 34 33 41
Fiscal fixed penalties (CHS people)3 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 18 19 20 21
Fiscal fixed penalties (COPFS cases)2 6 9 10 10 14 15 20 18 20 21
Compensation orders (CHS people)3,4 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 2 2 2 1
Compensation orders (COPFS cases)2,4 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 2 2 2 1
Combined Fiscal Fines/Compensation Orders (CHS people)3,4 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 2 2 3
Combined Fiscal Fines/Compensation Orders (COPFS cases)2,4 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 2 2 3
Fiscal warnings (COPFS cases) 16 22 32 33 27 25 15 14 13 12
No action (COPFS cases) 51 44 61 49 44 44 32 30 29 32
Other non-court disposals5 10 13 11 11 12 10 9 8 8 8
People proceeded against in court 133 142 144 142 150 149 141 137 130 125

1. Includes referrals from the procurator fiscal; a referral may relate to more than one offence.
2. Includes reports from the police and other specialist reporting agencies, eg: TV licensing
3. Number of people with main penalty, from CHS. The combined number of fiscal fines and fixed penalties is underestimated by around 2,700 in 2008-09 and 500 in 2009-10.
4. Figures relate to cases which were closed as offer paid/accepted/deemed accepted.
5. Number of cases of highest disposal, from COPFS website.
6. Includes cases diverted from prosecution, e.g. to the children's reporter, cases transferred within COPFS and cases rolled up with other ongoing cases.
7. Following a user consultation, data for police conditional offers (motor vehicle offences) have been removed from this table. Details of the consultation can be found at: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Crime-Justice/scotstatcrime/StakeCon/CrimProcCon


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