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Child strip searches (1102A/22)


Please can you supply me with the number of child strip searches (under 18) between ethnic groups (white, black, Asian, mixed race, and other) that occurred between 2017, 2018,2019,2020 and 2021 in your area,


Please find enclosed our response.


2017 1 x mixed White & Asian
2018 4 x White British

2 x Black or Black British

2 x Asian or Asian British

2019 9 x Asian or Asian British

5 x Black or Black British

2 x White British

2020 1 x Mixed Other

2 x Black or Black British

2 x White British

1 x Not stated

6 x Asian or Asian British

2021 7 x Asian or Asian British

2 x White British

2 x Black or Black British

1 x Mixed White & Black African

1 x Mixed white and Asian


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 considered 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 considered 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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