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Statistical Bulletin: Crime and Justice Series: Criminal Proceedings in Scotland, 2010-11

Published: 13 Dec 2011
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
97878055600

Criminal Proceedings in Scotland 2010-11

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Statistical Bulletin: Crime and Justice Series: Criminal Proceedings in Scotland, 2010-11
1. Introduction

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1. Introduction

1.1 This bulletin forms part of the Scottish Government series of statistical bulletins on the criminal justice system. Statistics are presented on criminal proceedings concluded in Scottish courts and on a range of non-court disposals issued by the police and by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service during 2010-11.

1.2 Further detailed tables have been published as background statistics on the Scottish Government Crime and Justice Statistics website.

1.3 The number of people with a charge proved in 2010-11 fell to 115,398 - the fourth consecutive annual fall and the lowest figure in ten years (see Chart 1).

Chart 1: Number of people with a charge proved in Scottish courts by main penalty, 2001-02 to 2010-11

Chart 1: Number of people with a charge proved in Scottish courts by main penalty, 2001-02 to 2010-11