Publication - Statistics

Homicide in Scotland, 2002

Published: 26 Nov 2003
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
0755924215

Statistics on homicide in Scotland, 2002

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Homicide in Scotland, 2002
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Statistical Bulletin Criminal Justice Series CrJ/2003/9 HOMICIDE IN SCOTLAND, 2002

Time taken for the criminal justice system to deal with homicide cases (1), 1993-2002 Table 17

Year recorded

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

All accused persons

163

166

197

171

126

140

173

126

151

186

A final result (2) reached

157

162

183

157

113

123

144

114

120

125

Case pending

1

2

11

8

12

11

24

10

21

53

Death of suspect after charging

3

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

2

Suspect yet to be charged

1

1

-

2

1

5

2

1

7

6

Death of suspect before charging

1

1

3

4

-

1

3

1

3

-

Time between recording of homicide and charging of accused (per cent of accused with a charge)

less than 1 month

89

93

87

88

90

90

88

87

93

89

>=1 month but less than 2 months

4

3

4

4

5

5

4

2

2

2

>=2 months but less than 3 months

3

1

4

-

2

4

2

1

2

2

>=3 months but less than 6 months

3

1

4

5

-

1

2

4

1

3

>=6 months but less than 12 months

-

1

-

1

1

-

2

4

1

1

>= 12 months

-

1

-

2

1

-

1

1

1

-

Unknown

-

2

3

1

2

1

3

2

1

3

All accused who have been charged (100%)

161

164

194

165

125

134

168

124

143

180

Time between charging of accused and final result being reached (per cent of accused with a final result)

less than 3 months

10

6

3

11

6

11

8

7

7

6

>=3 months but less than 6 months

69

75

74

69

74

63

51

34

43

32

>=6 months but less than 12 months

14

12

14

15

12

15

26

31

30

38

>= 12 months

6

6

7

4

4

10

12

25

20

19

Unknown

-

2

3

1

3

2

3

4

1

5

All accused for whom a final result was reached (100%)

157

162

183

157

113

123

144

114

120

125

Time between recording of homicide and final result being reached (per cent of accused with a final result)

less than 3 months

6

4

2

10

6

8

6

3

7

6

>=3 months but less than 6 months

70

75

72

64

72

61

49

36

43

33

>=6 months but less than 12 months

15

12

17

19

15

20

30

33

30

35

>= 12 months

8

9

9

7

5

11

16

25

20

26

Unknown

-

-

1

-

2

1

-

3

1

-

All accused for whom a final result was reached (100%)

157

162

183

157

113

123

144

114

120

125

1. Currently (as at 30 October 2003) recorded as homicide.
2. Final result includes no proceedings, proceedings dropped and court outcomes.