Technical guide to knife possession sentencing statistics

Providing more detail on the knife possession sentencing statistics presented in the knife possession sentencing quarterly publications.


Technical guide to knife possession sentencing statistics

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This document is intended to be used as a guide to concepts and definitions. It also provides information on key events and policy changes that may be relevant to the publication’s findings, as well as technical guidance on the methodologies employed for collecting, presenting and (where relevant) estimating the statistics laid out in the publication.

Published 9 March 2017