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Drug Possession With Intent To Supply (1461A/23)


For the six-month period January to June 2023 please provide the following information for your police force area: 

The number of individuals arrested for possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply aged (a)18-25 years, (b) 16-17 years, (c ) 12-15 years, (d) 11 years and under


Table – Arrests for possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply:

1st January 2023 – 30th June 2023
Age (years) Total
18 to 25 370
16 to 17 62
12 to 15 16
11 and under 0

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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