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Police Powers 2010-11

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Police Powers 2010-11

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Police Powers 2010-11

  1. 1. Police Powers and ProceduresEngland and Wales 2010/11 Photo © Copyright Kenneth Allen
  2. 2. What young people (10-17) get arrested for
  3. 3. ARRESTS FOR DRUGOFFENCES
  4. 4. Over35,000young people between theages of 10 and 20were arrested for drug offences in Englandbetween April 2010 and March 2011
  5. 5. Arrests of young people for drug offences 2009/10 and 2010/11
  6. 6. Young men are nine times more likely to bearrested for drug offences than young women
  7. 7. Number of persons aged 10-17 arrested for drug offences by region, 2010/11 Total = 13,428
  8. 8. Number of persons aged 18-20 arrested for drug offences by region, 2010/11 Total = 20,431
  9. 9. NB The following refers to all searches under section 1 of thePolice and Criminal Evidence Act (PACE) and is not young peoplespecificSTOP AND SEARCH ONSUSPICION OF DRUG OFFENCES
  10. 10. Stop and search carried out of people orcars for drugs and subsequent arrests by year
  11. 11. Searches and subsequent arrests for drugs in 2010/11 Total = 565,237 searches 39,704 arrests
  12. 12. Data presented here comes from the HomeOffice websitehttp://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/publications/scien
  13. 13. www.mentoruk.org.uk@andrewbrown365@mentortweets74 Great Eastern StreetLondonEC2A 3JGRegistered Charity No: 1112339Registered Company No: 5609241Scottish Charity No: SC041210

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