- 26 Oct 2018
Date received: 1 October 2018
Date responded: 22 October 2018
Of those in question 1 and for the same time period: (i) Please provide how many cautions were given (ii) Please provide how many reports were made to Police Scotland under Section 11 which were not prosecuted (iii) Please provide how many custodial sentences were issued and if possible the length of sentence.
The answers to question 1 and (iii) are provided in the following table. Information for 201718 will be available in early 2019 following publication of our ‘Criminal Proceedings in Scotland, 2017-18’ statistical bulletin. The dates of all Scottish Government Official and National Statistics publications are pre-announced, and the up to date list of future publications can be found at: https://www.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/ForthcomingPubs.
(ii) Please provide how many reports were made to Police Scotland under Section 11 which were not prosecuted – this information is not held centrally. Police Scotland may receive a report of a crime but not have sufficient evidence to refer the case on to the Crown Office & Procurator Fiscal Service.
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