Publication - Research and analysis

Recorded crime in Scotland: handling offensive weapons

Published: 26 Jun 2018
Directorate:
Safer Communities Directorate
Part of:
Law and order, Statistics
ISBN:
9781787810549

This report presents information on handling offensive weapons recorded by the police.

61 page PDF

1.8 MB

61 page PDF

1.8 MB

Contents
Recorded crime in Scotland: handling offensive weapons
Table 11: Age of victims (where identifiable) by crime type, April to September, 2017.

61 page PDF

1.8 MB

Table 11: Age of victims (where identifiable) by crime type, April to September, 2017.

Under 13 13-15 16-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60+ Median age Number sampled
Used in commission of a crime
Apr - Sep 2017 4% 4% 13% 26% 24% 15% 9% 5% 31 552
Possession of an offensive weapon 2% 5% 16% 24% 22% 17% 10% 4% 31 328
Having in a public place an article with a blade or point 6% 4% 8% 29% 25% 13% 8% 7% 30 224

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