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NCJ Number: 220388 Find in a Library
Title: Crime in England and Wales 2006/07
Editor(s): Sian Nicholas; Chris Kershaw; Alison Walker
Date Published: June 2007
Page Count: 193
Sponsoring Agency: Great Britain Home Office Research Development and Statistics Directorate
London, SW1H 9AT, England
Sale Source: Great Britain Home Office Research Development and Statistics Directorate
Information and Publications Group
Room 201
50 Queen Anne's Gate
London, SW1H 9AT,
United Kingdom
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Format: Document (Online)
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: This Bulletin provides a comprehensive account of the most recent trends and patterns of the predominant high volume crimes in England and Wales.
Abstract: The findings show the BCS reported that crime fell by 42 percent since peaking in 1995, which means there were over 8 million fewer crimes, with domestic burglary and all vehicle thefts falling by over half 59 percent and 61 percent respectively. Violent crime fell by 41 percent during this period. Domestic burglary and offences against vehicles had also fallen over the same period. Data were from the British Crime Survey (BCS) and the crimes recorded by the police that provide a comprehensive picture of crime than could be obtained from each separately. The BCS provides a better picture of the extent of household and personal crimes because it includes crimes that are not reported to the police and crimes that are not recorded by them. The police recorded crime statistics provide a good measure of trends in well-reported crimes and can be used for local crime pattern analysis. Figures, tables, bibliography
Main Term(s): Crime in foreign countries; Crime Statistics
Index Term(s): Burglary; England; Property crime statistics; Violent crime statistics; Wales
Note: Home Office Statistical Bulletin, 4th Edition; downloaded October 25, 2007.
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