Publication - Statistics

Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2012-13

Published: 20 Nov 2013
ISBN:
9781782569770

Statistical bulletin on crimes and offences involving firearms recorded by the police in Scotland in 2012-13

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48 page PDF

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Contents
Recorded Crimes and Offences Involving Firearms, Scotland, 2012-13
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Table 9a: Location of offences in which an identified firearm, other than an air weapon, was alleged to have been involved, Scotland, 2003-04 to 2012-13

Number & Percentage

Location of Offence 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-131 % change 11-12 to 12-13
Dwelling 31 45 96 71 126 122 94 114 103 52 -50
Public Highway2 44 75 90 156 195 161 120 92 95 47 -51
Shop3 20 22 25 51 36 48 50 29 27 27 -
Post Office 3 6 2 7 1 4 4 1 3 1 n/r
Bank/Building Society 3 2 11 3 3 1 7 2 6 1 n/r
School/College 4 9 8 11 9 13 13 15 7 1 n/r
Place of Public Entertainment 4 1 2 4 6 5 3 3 1 - -
Other Locations 47 72 95 99 86 72 55 87 43 39 -9
Total 156 232 329 402 462 426 346 343 285 168 -41

Notes:

1. As a result of a change in recording practices by Lothian and Borders Police, their data for 2012-13 are not directly comparable with previous years. For further information please see Note 4.4.7.

2. Includes roads and footpaths.

3. Includes shops, stalls, stores, offices and factories


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