UK: Arrest and stop and search figures for 2004-5

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Over the year there were 851,200 "stop and searches" under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act (14% more than in 2003/4). Only 11% of those stopped were arrested (13% in 2003/4). In addition there were 41,300 stop and searches under Section 60 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, with only 3% leading to an arrest, while another 35,800 were stopped and searched under S.44(1) and (2) of the Terrorism Act 2000, 1.3% leading to an arrest. See also: Surge in stop and search of Asian people after July 7 (Guardian link)


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