Table A1: Crimes and offences1 recorded and cleared up by the police, 2007-08 to 2011-12
|Police strength at end financial year |
(full-time equivalent - FTE)
|Number of crimes recorded1,2||385,509||377,433||338,124||323,247||314,186|
|Crimes recorded per 1,000 population||75||73||65||62||60|
|Crimes recorded per FTE police officer||24||22||19||19||18|
|Number of crimes cleared up1,2||184,631||184,719||166,680||156,943||155,264|
|Crimes cleared up per FTE police officer||11||11||10||9||9|
|Number of offences recorded1,3||572,094||560,291||563,666||530,249||544,033|
|Offences recorded per 1,000 population||111||108||109||102||104|
|Offences recorded per FTE police officer||35||33||32||31||31|
|Number of offences cleared up1,3||534,031||518,629||522,896||490,680||507,818|
|Offences cleared up per FTE police officer||33||30||30||28||29|
1. Overall totals of Crimes and Offences for 2009-10 and 2010-11 have been affected by changes to the categories of Other sexual offences and Other miscellaneous offences. From 2011-12 onwards, the offence of Taking, distribution, possession etc. of indecent photos of children has been reclassified as a Sexual offence.
2. Overall total of Crimes for 2009-10 have been revised following the submission of amended data from Central Scotland Police.
3. Overall total of Offences for 2007-08 have been revised following the submission of amended data from Fife Constabulary.
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