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Police powers and procedures England and Wales statistics

Statistics on arrests for recorded crime, stops and searches, breath tests and police action in relation to motoring offences.

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Documents

Guidance

Published 18 April 2013
Last updated 5 May 2022 + show all updates
  1. Updated 'Police powers and procedures: Stop and search and arrests, England and Wales, year ending 31 March 2021', to second edition.

  2. Added 'Police powers and procedures: Other PACE powers, England and Wales, year ending 31 March 2021', updated 'User Guide to Police Powers and Procedures'.

  3. Added 'Police powers and procedures: Stop and search and arrests, England and Wales, year ending 31 March 2021', updated 'User Guide to Police Powers and Procedures'.

  4. Updated 'Police powers and procedures, England and Wales, year ending 31 March 2020 second edition'.

  5. Added 'Police powers and procedures, England and Wales, year ending 31 March 2020'.

  6. Added 'Police powers and procedures England and Wales, year ending 31 March 2019’, updated 'User Guide to Police Powers and Procedures'.

  7. Added 'Police powers and procedures England and Wales, year ending 31 March 2018', updated 'User Guide to Police Powers and Procedures'.

  8. Updated 'Police powers and procedures England and Wales year ending 31 March 2017'.

  9. Added 'Police powers and procedures England and Wales year ending 31 March 2017', updated 'User Guide to Police Powers and Procedures'.

  10. Added 'Police powers and procedures England and Wales year ending 31 March 2016' and updated 'User Guide to Police Powers and Procedures'.

  11. Updated ‘User guide to Police powers and procedures’.

  12. Added 'Police powers and procedures England and Wales year ending 31 March 2015' and 'Police powers and procedures England and Wales year ending 31 March 2015: data tables'.

  13. Added 'Police powers and procedures England and Wales year ending 31 March 2014' and 'Police powers and procedures England and Wales year ending 31 March 2014: data tables', updated 'User Guide to Police Powers and Procedures Statistics'.

  14. Added 'Police powers and procedures England and Wales 2012 to 2013'.

  15. First published.