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Policing statistics

This collection brings together all documents relating to policing statistics.

Covers the following statistical series:

  • Police workforce
  • Police powers and procedures
  • Police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000
  • Police use of TASER ® X26 conducted energy devices statistics, England and Wales
  • Police use of firearms
  • Seizures of drugs
  • Firearms and shotgun certificates
  • Football-related arrests and banning orders
  • Police funding for England and Wales

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Documents

  1. Police funding for England and Wales 2015 to 2019

    • Official Statistics
  2. Firearm and shotgun certificates in England and Wales, financial year ending 31 March 2018

    • National Statistics
  3. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, financial year ending March 2018

    • National Statistics
  4. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to December 2017

    • National Statistics
  5. Police workforce, England and Wales: 30 September 2017

    • National Statistics
  6. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to September 2017

    • National Statistics
  7. Football-related arrests and banning orders, England and Wales: season 2016 to 2017

    • Official Statistics
  8. Seizures of drugs in England and Wales, financial year ending 2017

    • National Statistics
  9. Police powers and procedures England and Wales year ending 31 March 2017 second edition

    • National Statistics
  10. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000: quarterly update to June 2017

    • National Statistics
  11. Police use of firearms statistics, England and Wales: April 2016 to March 2017

    • Official Statistics
  12. Police workforce, England and Wales: 31 March 2017

    • National Statistics
  13. Firearm and shotgun certificates in England and Wales: financial year ending March 2017

    • National Statistics
  14. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, financial year ending March 2017

    • National Statistics
  15. Police use of TASER ® X26 conducted energy devices statistics, England and Wales: 1 January to 31 December 2016

    • Official Statistics
  16. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to December 2016

    • National Statistics
  17. Police workforce, England and Wales: 30 September 2016

    • National Statistics
  18. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to September 2016

    • National Statistics
  19. Football-related arrests and banning orders, England and Wales: season 2015 to 2016

    • Official Statistics
  20. Seizures of drugs in England and Wales, year ending 31 March 2016

    • National Statistics
  21. Police powers and procedures England and Wales year ending 31 March 2016

    • National Statistics
  22. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to June 2016

    • National Statistics
  23. Police use of firearms statistics, England and Wales: April 2015 to March 2016

    • Official Statistics
  24. Police workforce, England and Wales, 31 March 2016

    • National Statistics
  25. Firearm and shotgun certificates in England and Wales: financial year ending March 2016

    • National Statistics
  26. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, financial year ending March 2016

    • National Statistics
  27. Police use of firearms statistics, England and Wales: financial year ending 31 March 2015

    • Official Statistics
  28. Police use of Taser statistics, England and Wales: 1 January to 31 December 2015

    • Official Statistics
  29. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to December 2015

    • Official Statistics
  30. Police workforce, England and Wales: 30 September 2015

    • National Statistics
  31. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to September 2015

    • Official Statistics
  32. Football-related arrests and banning orders season 2014 to 2015

    • Official Statistics
  33. Police powers and procedures England and Wales year ending 31 March 2015

    • National Statistics
  34. Seizures of drugs in England and Wales, financial year ending 2015

    • National Statistics
  35. Firearm and shotgun certificates in England and Wales, financial year ending 2015

    • National Statistics
  36. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, financial year ending March 2015

    • Official Statistics
  37. Police workforce, England and Wales: 31 March 2015

    • National Statistics
  38. Police use of firearms statistics, England and Wales: financial year ending 31 March 2014

    • Official Statistics
  39. Police use of Taser statistics, England and Wales: 1 January to 31 December 2014

    • Official Statistics
  40. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to December 2014

    • Official Statistics
  41. Police powers and procedures England and Wales year ending 31 March 2014

    • National Statistics
  42. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to September 2014

    • Official Statistics
  43. Police workforce, England and Wales, 30 September 2014

    • National Statistics
  44. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to June 2014

    • Official Statistics
  45. Seizures of drugs in England and Wales, financial year ending 2014

    • National Statistics
  46. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, financial year ending March 2014

    • Official Statistics
  47. Firearm and shotgun certificates in England and Wales, financial year ending 2014

    • National Statistics
  48. Police workforce, England and Wales, 31 March 2014

    • National Statistics
  49. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to December 2013

    • Official Statistics
  50. Police powers and procedures England and Wales 2012 to 2013

    • National Statistics
  51. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to September 2013

    • Official Statistics
  52. Police workforce, England and Wales, 30 September 2013

    • National Statistics
  53. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to June 2013

    • Official Statistics
  54. Seizures of drugs in England and Wales, financial year ending 2013

    • National Statistics
  55. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, 2012 to 2013

    • Official Statistics
  56. Terrorism arrests - analysis of charging and sentencing outcomes by religion

    • Official Statistics
  57. Firearm and shotgun certificates in England and Wales, financial year ending 2013

    • National Statistics
  58. Police workforce, England and Wales, 31 March 2013

    • National Statistics
  59. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation, quarterly update to December 2012

    • Official Statistics
  60. Police powers and procedures England and Wales 2011/12

    • National Statistics
  61. Statistics on the police use of firearms in England and Wales 2010 to 2011

    • Official Statistics
  62. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation, quarterly update to September 2012

    • Official Statistics
  63. Police service strength England and Wales, 30 September 2012

    • National Statistics
  64. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation, quarterly update to June 2012

    • Official Statistics
  65. Seizures of drugs in England and Wales, 2011 to 2012: second edition

    • National Statistics
  66. Police human tissue audit: 2010 to 2012

    • Research and analysis
  67. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation, 2011 to 2012

    • Official Statistics
  68. Firearm and shotgun certificates in England and Wales, financial year ending 2012

    • National Statistics
  69. Police service strength: England and Wales, 31 March 2012

    • National Statistics
  70. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation, quarterly update to December 2011

    • Official Statistics
  71. Police powers and procedures England and Wales: 2010 to 2011, second edition

    • Official Statistics
  72. Firearm and shotgun certificates in England and Wales, financial year ending 2011

    • National Statistics
  73. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation, quarterly update to September 2011

    • Official Statistics
  74. Police Service Strength England and Wales, 30 September 2011

    • National Statistics
  75. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation, quarterly update to June 2011

    • Official Statistics
  76. Seizures of drugs in England and Wales, 2010 to 2011

    • National Statistics
  77. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation, 2010 to 2011

    • Official Statistics
  78. Police Service Strength England and Wales, 31 March 2011

    • National Statistics
  79. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation, quarterly update to December 2010

    • Official Statistics
  80. Police powers and procedures England and Wales: 2009 to 2010

    • National Statistics
  81. Firearm and shotgun certificates in England and Wales, financial year ending 2010

    • National Statistics
  82. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation, quarterly update to September 2010

    • Official Statistics
  83. Police Service Strength England and Wales, 30 September 2010

    • National Statistics
  84. Police grant report (England and Wales) 2011/12

    • Corporate report
  85. Public perceptions of policing, engagement with the police and victimisation

    • National Statistics
  86. Seizures of drugs in England and Wales, 2009 to 2010

    • National Statistics
  87. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation, 2009 to 2010

    • Official Statistics
  88. Police Service Strength England and Wales, 31 March 2010

    • National Statistics
  89. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation, quarterly update to December 2009

    • Official Statistics
  90. Statistics on the police use of firearms in England and Wales 2007-08

    • Official Statistics

Data tables

  1. Police workforce open data tables

    • National Statistics
  2. Police use of firearms statistics, England and Wales: April 2016 to March 2017: data tables

    • Official Statistics
  3. Firearm and shotgun certificates in England and Wales: financial year ending March 2017: data tables

    • National Statistics
  4. Police use of TASER ® X26 conducted energy devices statistics, England and Wales: 1 January to 31 December 2016: data tables

    • Official Statistics
  5. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to September 2016: data tables

    • National Statistics
  6. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to June 2016: data tables

    • National Statistics
  7. Police use of firearms statistics, England and Wales: April 2015 to March 2016: data tables

    • Official Statistics
  8. Firearm and shotgun certificates in England and Wales, financial year ending 2016: data tables

    • National Statistics
  9. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, financial year ending March 2016: data tables

    • National Statistics
  10. Police use of firearms statistics, England and Wales: financial year ending 31 March 2015: data tables

    • Official Statistics
  11. Police use of Taser statistics, England and Wales: 1 January to 31 December 2015: data tables

    • Official Statistics
  12. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to December 2015: data tables

    • Official Statistics
  13. Police workforce, England and Wales: 30 September 2015: data tables

    • National Statistics
  14. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to September 2015: data tables

    • Official Statistics
  15. Police powers and procedures England and Wales year ending 31 March 2015: data tables

    • National Statistics
  16. Firearm and shotgun certificates in England and Wales, financial year ending 2015: data tables

    • National Statistics
  17. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, financial year ending March 2015: data tables

    • Official Statistics
  18. Police workforce, England and Wales: 31 March 2015: data tables

    • National Statistics
  19. Police use of firearms statistics, England and Wales: financial year ending 31 March 2014: data tables

    • Official Statistics
  20. Police use of Taser statistics, England and Wales: 1 January to 31 December 2014: data tables

    • Official Statistics
  21. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to December 2014: data tables

    • Official Statistics
  22. Police powers and procedures England and Wales year ending 31 March 2014: data tables

    • National Statistics
  23. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to September 2014: data tables

    • Official Statistics
  24. Police workforce, England and Wales, 30 September 2014: data tables

    • National Statistics
  25. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to June 2014: data tables

    • Official Statistics
  26. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000: data tables, financial year ending March 2014

    • Official Statistics
  27. Firearm and shotgun certificates in England and Wales, financial year ending 2014: data tables

    • National Statistics
  28. Tables for 'Police workforce, England and Wales, 31 March 2014'

    • National Statistics
  29. Tables for ‘Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to December 2013’

    • Official Statistics
  30. Tables for 'Police powers and procedures England and Wales 2012 to 2013'

    • National Statistics
  31. Tables for ‘Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to September 2013’

    • Official Statistics
  32. Tables for 'Police workforce, England and Wales, 30 September 2013'

    • National Statistics
  33. Tables for ‘Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to June 2013’

    • Official Statistics
  34. Tables for 'Seizures of drugs in England and Wales, financial year ending 2013'

    • National Statistics
  35. Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, 2012 to 2013: data tables

    • Statistical data set
  36. Terrorism arrests - analysis of charging and sentencing outcomes by religion: data tables

    • Statistical data set
  37. Tables for 'Drug misuse: findings from the 2012 to 2013 CSEW'

    • National Statistics
  38. Tables for 'Police workforce, England and Wales, 31 March 2013'

    • National Statistics
  39. Tables for ‘Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation, quarterly update to December 2012’

    • Official Statistics
  40. Tables for 'Police powers and procedures England and Wales 2011/12'

    • National Statistics
  41. Tables for 'Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation, quarterly update to June 2012'

    • Official Statistics
  42. Tables: Police powers and procedures, England and Wales 2010 to 2011

    • National Statistics

Guidance

Published 12 September 2013
Last updated 17 July 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added 'Police funding for England and Wales 2015 to 2019'.
  2. Added 'Firearm and shotgun certificates in England and Wales, financial year ending 31 March 2018', updated 'User guide to firearm and shotgun certificate statistics'.
  3. Added ‘Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, financial year ending March 2018’, updated 'User guide to operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation'.
  4. Added ‘Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to December 2017’, updated 'User guide to operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation'.
  5. Updated ‘Annual data requirement from police forces in England and Wales’.
  6. Added 'Police workforce, England and Wales: 30 September 2017', updated 'User Guide to Police Workforce Statistics' and 'Police workforce open data tables'.
  7. Added ‘Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to September 2017’, updated 'User guide to operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation'.
  8. Added 'Football-related arrests and banning orders, England and Wales: season 2016 to 2017'.
  9. Added 'Seizures of drugs in England and Wales, financial year ending 2017', updated 'Seizures of drugs in England and Wales: user guide' and 'Police powers and procedures England and Wales year ending 31 March 2017'.
  10. Added 'Police powers and procedures England and Wales year ending 31 March 2017', updated 'User Guide to Police Powers and Procedures'.
  11. Added ‘Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to June 2017’, updated 'User guide to operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation'.
  12. Added 'Police use of firearms statistics, England and Wales: April 2016 to March 2017' and 'Police use of firearms statistics, England and Wales: April 2016 to March 2017: data tables', updated 'Police use of firearms statistics: user guide'.
  13. Added 'Firearm and shotgun certificates in England and Wales, financial year ending 2017' and 'Firearm and shotgun certificates in England and Wales, financial year ending 2017: data tables', updated 'User guide to firearm and shotgun certificate statistics'.
  14. Added 'Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, financial year ending March 2017', updated 'User guide to operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation'.
  15. Updated ‘Annual data requirement from police forces in England and Wales’.
  16. Added 'Police use of TASER ® X26 conducted energy devices statistics, England and Wales: 1 January to 31 December 2016' and 'Police use of TASER ® X26 conducted energy devices statistics, England and Wales: 1 January to 31 December 2016: data tables', updated 'Police use of TASER ® X26 conducted energy devices statistics, England and Wales: user guide'.
  17. Added ‘Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to December 2016’, updated 'User guide to operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation'.
  18. Added 'Police workforce, England and Wales: 30 September 2016', updated 'Police workforce open data tables' and 'User Guide to Police Workforce Statistics'.
  19. Added ‘Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to September 2016’ and ’Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to September 2016: data tables’, updated 'User guide to operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation'.
  20. Added 'Football-related arrests and banning orders, England and Wales: season 2015 to 2016'.
  21. Added 'Seizures of drugs in England and Wales, year ending 31 March 2016', updated 'Seizures of drugs in England and Wales: user guide'.
  22. Added 'Police powers and procedures England and Wales year ending 31 March 2016' and updated 'User Guide to Police Powers and Procedures'.
  23. Added ‘Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to June 2016’ and ’Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to June 2016: data tables’.
  24. Added ‘Police use of firearms statistics, England and Wales: April 2015 to March 2016’ and ‘Police use of firearms statistics, England and Wales: April 2015 to March 2016: data tables’, updated ‘Police use of firearms statistics: user guide’.
  25. Added ‘Police Workforce, England and Wales: 31 March 2016’ and ‘Police workforce open data tables’, updated ‘User Guide to Police Workforce Statistics’
  26. Updated ‘User guide to firearm and shotgun certificate statistics’, 'User guide to operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation' and ‘User guide to Police powers and procedures’.
  27. Added 'Firearm and shotgun certificates in England and Wales financial year ending March 2016’, 'Firearm and shotgun certificates in England and Wales financial year ending March 2016: data tables’, 'Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, financial year ending March 2016' and ‘Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, financial year ending March 2016: data tables’, updated ‘User guide to: Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation: Arrests, outcomes and stop and search, Great Britain’.
  28. Added 'Police use of Taser statistics, England and Wales: 1 January to 31 December 2015', 'Police use of Taser statistics, England and Wales: 1 January to 31 December 2015:data tables', 'User guide to police use of Taser statistics', 'Police use of firearms statistics, England and Wales: financial year ending 31 March 2015', 'Police use of firearms statistics, England and Wales: financial year ending 31 March 2015: data tables' and 'User guide to police use of firearms statistics'.
  29. Updated ‘User guide to operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation’.
  30. Added ‘Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to December 2015’ and ‘Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to December 2015: data tables’.
  31. Added ‘Police Workforce, England and Wales: 30 September 2015’ and ‘Police Workforce, England and Wales: 30 September 2015: data tables’, updated ‘User Guide to Police Workforce Statistics’ and ‘Police workforce, England and Wales: 31 March 2015: data tables’.
  32. Added 'Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to September 2015' and 'Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to September 2015: data tables', updated 'User guide to operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation: Arrests, outcomes and stops and searches, Great Britain'.
  33. Added Football-related arrests and banning orders season 2014 to 2015
  34. 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'.
  35. Added 'Seizures of drugs in England and Wales, financial year ending 2015' and updated 'Seizures of drugs in England and Wales: user guide'.
  36. Added 'Firearm and shotgun certificates in England and Wales financial year ending March 2015', 'Firearm and shotgun certificates in England and Wales financial year ending March 2015: data tables', updated 'User guide to firearm and shotgun certificate statistics'.
  37. Added 'Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, financial year ending March 2015' and 'Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, financial year ending March 2015: data tables', updated 'User guide to operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation: Arrests, outcomes and stops and searches, Great Britain'.
  38. Added a list of related document collections.
  39. Updated 'Annual Data Requirement from police forces in England and Wales'.
  40. Added 'Police workforce, England and Wales: 31 March 2015' and 'Police workforce, England and Wales: 31 March 2015: data tables', updated 'User Guide to Police Workforce Statistics'.
  41. Added 'Police use of Taser statistics, England and Wales: 1 January to 31 December 2014', 'Police use of Taser statistics, England and Wales: 1 January to 31 December 2014: data tables', 'Police use of firearms statistics, England and Wales: financial year ending 31 March 2014' and 'Police use of firearms statistics, England and Wales: financial year ending 31 March 2014: data tables'.
  42. Added 'Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to December 2014' and 'Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to December 2014: data tables', updated 'User guide to operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation: Arrests, outcomes and stops and searches, Great Britain'.
  43. 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'.
  44. Added 'Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to September 2014' and 'Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to September 2014: data tables', updated 'User guide to operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation: Arrests, outcomes and stops and searches, Great Britain'.
  45. Added 'Police workforce, England and Wales, 30 September 2014' and 'Police workforce, England and Wales, 30 September 2014: data tables', updated 'User Guide to Police Workforce Statistics'.
  46. Added 'Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to June 2014' and 'Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to June 2014: data tables', updated 'User guide to operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation'.
  47. Added 'Seizures of drugs in England and Wales, financial year ending 2014' and 'Seizures of drugs in England and Wales: user guide'.
  48. Added 'Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000: financial year ending March 2014', 'Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000: data tables, financial year ending March 2014' and updated 'User guide to operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation'.
  49. Added 'Firearm and shotgun certificates in England and Wales financial year ending March 2014' and 'User guide to firearm and shotgun certificate statistics'.
  50. Added 'Police workforce, England and Wales, 31 March 2014'.
  51. Added 'Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to December 2013', 'Tables for 'Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to December 2013'' and updated 'User guide to operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation'.
  52. Added 'Police powers and procedures England and Wales 2012 to 2013'.
  53. 'Police workforce, England and Wales, 30 September 2013' publication added.
  54. Added 'Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to June 2013' and 'Tables for ‘Operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000, quarterly update to June 2013’' and updated 'User guide to operation of police powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 and subsequent legislation'.
  55. First published.