Research and analysis

An overview of recorded crimes and arrests resulting from disorder events in August 2011

This report presents an overview of the disorder that occurred in parts of England in August 2011, reporting on 5,175 recorded crimes.

Documents

An Overview of Recorded Crimes and Arrests Resulting from Disorder Events in August 2011 (PDF file - 486kb)

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Data tables - An Overview of Recorded Crimes and Arrests Resulting from Disorder Events in August 2011 (Microsoft Excel file - 208kb)

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Detail

It reports on 5,175 recorded crimes and 4,105 arrests across 19 police forces that were affected by the disorder. The analysis covers where and when the disorder took place; the types of crimes recorded by the police; and the characteristics of suspects arrested by the police. The statistics are based on police recorded crime and arrestee data and present a snapshot of the picture as at early September 2011.

The report also summarises statistics released separately by the Ministry of Justice on the characteristics of suspects going before the courts.