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NCJ Number: 142033 Find in a Library
Journal: Home Office Statistical Bulletin  Issue:5/93  Dated:(February 25, 1993)  Pages:complete issue
Corporate Author: Great Britain Home Office
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 16
Sponsoring Agency: Great Britain Home Office
London, SW1H 9AT, England
Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: In 1992, a total of 160 people were detained under the Prevention of Terrorism Act 1989, compared with 153 in 1991.
Abstract: A total of 140 detentions were in connection with Northern Irish terrorism, an increase from 121 in 1991. The remaining 20 were in connection with international terrorism, a decrease from the 32 in 1991. At the end of 1992, 81 persons remained subject to an exclusion order, fewer than in any previous year since 1982. Forty-one of those detained in 1992 were either charged with an offense, deported, removed, or excluded. Only eight persons were detained for more than 48 hours and not charged with an offense, excluded, deported, or removed during 1992. A total of 270 persons were interrogated for more than 1 hour but not detained; 7 percent of these persons were charged with criminal offenses. Tables and notes
Main Term(s): Counter-terrorism tactics; Terrorist detention
Index Term(s): Crime in foreign countries; Foreign laws; Great Britain/United Kingdom; Suspect interrogation
Note: US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, International Crime Statistics Program
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