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NCJ Number: 157229 Find in a Library
Title: Operation of Certain Police Powers Under PACE, England and Wales, 1994
Corporate Author: Great Britain Home Office
Research and Statistics Dept
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 16
Sponsoring Agency: Great Britain Home Office
Croydon, CR9 3RR, England
Great Britain Home Office
Croydon, Surrey CR0 9YD, England
Sale Source: Great Britain Home Office
Research & Statistics Dept
Dissemination Unit
Apollo House, Room 1308
36 Wellesley Road
Croydon, CR9 3RR,
United Kingdom
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: This report presents statistics on searches, road checks, resulting arrests, and other actions in England and Wales in 1994 under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984.
Abstract: During 1994, the police recorded 576,000 stops and searches under the law and other legislation, a 30 percent increase over 1993. A total of 70,300 arrests resulted from stops and searches in 1994, an increase of 26 percent over 1993. Other actions included 3,000 road checks, a decrease of 16 percent from 1993, and the detention of 465 persons for more than 24 hours and subsequent release without charge, a 1 percent increase over 1993. Two hundred forty- six warrants of further detention were granted to extend beyond 36 hours. In 70 percent of these cases, the person was subsequently charged. Seventy-seven persons were subject to an intimate search, an 88 percent increase over 1993. Figures and tables
Main Term(s): Foreign police
Index Term(s): Arrest procedures; England; Search and seizure; Stop and frisk; Vehicle searches; Wales
Note: Home Office Statistical Bulletin, Issue 16/95. U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, International Crime Statistics Program
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