Publication - Statistics

Criminal proceedings in Scotland 2016-17: statistics

Published: 27 Feb 2018
Directorate:
Justice Directorate
Part of:
Law and order
ISBN:
9781788516099

Statistics on criminal proceedings concluded in Scottish courts and alternatives to prosecution, issued by the police and by the Crown Office.

Criminal proceedings in Scotland 2016-17: statistics
Table 17 People given police disposals by disposal type, 2008-09 to 2016-17

Table 17 People given police disposals by disposal type, 2008-09 to 2016-17

2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 % change
15-16 to 16-17
All police disposals 1 58,846 72,173 64,171 65,696 67,733 68,119 53,172 43,973 41,740 -5
Anti-social behaviour fixed penalty notice ( ASBFPN) 48,462 61,236 54,360 53,674 54,748 55,562 42,956 29,368 15,363 -48
Police formal adult warning 7,828 8,386 7,517 8,446 8,264 7,135 4,756 3,358 316 -91
Police Restorative Justice Warning ( PRW) 2,457 2,313 1,715 988 575 385 218 374 280 -25
Early and Effective Intervention 99 238 579 2,588 4,146 5,029 5,222 6,587 6,090 -8
Recorded Police Warning 2 - - - - - - - 4,231 19,596 363

1. Includes counts of no further action.

2. Recorded Police Warnings were introduced as a new direct measure on 11th January 2016, at the same time is police formal adult warnings were discontinued.


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