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 15: Physical injuries sustained, by crime type, April to September, 2017.

61 page PDF

1.8 MB

Table 15: Physical injuries sustained, by crime type, April to September, 2017.

No physical injuries Assault level injuries Total sampled
No contact attempted Failed attempt at contact No injuries reported Sore-ness / minor injuries Bruising / swelling Scratches / laceration (blood drawn) Stabbing or permanent disfigurement Broken bones / fractures etc. Other Fatal
Used in commission of a crime
Apr - Sep 2017 51% 10% 10% 2% 4% 7% 14% 2% * * 467
Possession of an offensive weapon 45% 10% 14% 3% 7% 8% 9% 3% * - 284
Having in a public place an article with a blade or point 59% 11% 4% - * 4% 21% - - * 183

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