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Knife Crime West Bromwich (21011/19)


What are the statistics of the current knife crime rates in West Bromwich?  I would like it to be per calendar year please for the last 5 years and for both rate and volume. And West Bromwich Central.

How many fatal stabbings have there been in 2019 in the town of West Bromwich?

What has the rise or decline been of knife crime in West Bromwich over the last 5 years?

How many reported violent attacks have occurred on the general public using knives/other stabbing objects in West Bromwich in the year of 2019?  I would like domestic abuse included if it’s used with an offensive weapon. And if so could you subcategorise each offence?

Is knife crime at an all time high in West Bromwich?

What are the age groups who are usually committing knife crime acts?

All types of knife crime is what I would like, could I have the dates over the last 5 years please?


Please find attached our response.

Please note that these data should be interpreted with caution. Comparing numbers of incidents/crimes can be misleading and does not necessarily indicate the likelihood of someone being a victim of crime. In addition, the number of incidents/crimes recorded in an area over a period of time can be influenced by a number of factors. Consequently statistics on incidents/crimes for one period may not necessarily be a good indicator of future incidents in that area.

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.

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