Corrosive/Noxious Substances (8163_17)

Request

*Weapons list

01 – Acids – Corrosive Fluids – Boling Water – Cigarettes

60 – CS Gas

61 – Pepper Spray

80 – Drugs – Noxious Substance

81 – Acid – Boiling Water – Cigarette-Burning

  1. The number of possession offences where the Weapons List contains either of the above* and the Weapon Use is ‘carried not used’, recorded in each of the calendar years 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 to date.
  1. The number of possession offences where the Weapons List contains either of the above* and the Weapon Use is ‘carried not used’, recorded in each of the calendar years 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 to date. And the person thought in possession (defendant, susp. etc.) was aged under 16.
  1. The number of possession offences where the Weapons List contains either of the above* and the Weapon Use is ‘carried not used’ and the person thought in possession (defendant, susp. etc.) was aged 16-17, recorded in each of the calendar years 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 to date.
  1. The number of possession offences where the Weapons List contains either of the above* and the Weapon Use is ‘carried not used’, location was ‘educational’ and person thought in possession (defendant, susp. etc.) was under 18, recorded in each of the calendar years 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 to date.

Response

Please find attached (8163_attachment_01.pdf).

Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from a number of data sources used by forces for police purposes. The detail collected to respond specifically to your request is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when interpreting those data.

The figures provided therefore are our best interpretation of relevance of data to your request, but you should be aware that the collation of figures for ad hoc requests may have limitations and this should be taken into account when those data are used.

If you decide to write an article / use the enclosed data we would ask you to take into consideration the factors highlighted in this document so as to not mislead members of the public or official bodies, or misrepresent the relevance of the whole or any part of this disclosed material.

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