Knife Crime

Knife crime hits record high after 7% increase in recorded offences

Knife crime in England and Wales hit a record high in the year to September, up by 7% on the previous 12 months – according to the Crime in England and Wales statistics issued by the Office of National Statistics today. Police-recorded offences involving a knife or sharp instrument rose to 44,771, figures released by the Office […]

Knife and Offensive Weapon Sentencing Statistics: July to September 2019

These key statistics describe the trends in the number of knife or offensive weapon offences receiving cautions and convictions in England and Wales. Its does not cover all knife or offensive weapon crimes (offences involving a knife or offensive weapon) as published by the Office for National Statistics. The information presented combines all three types […]