Archive for 18/04/2016

14 in 100 – Arrest Rate for Burglaries is Bonkers

Police forces in England make 14 arrests for every 100 burglaries, it was claimed by the BBC in January. The number of burglaries has fallen in a year, but so has the proportion of arrests to recorded crimes. Office for National Statistics figures on recorded crime show there were 392,341 burglaries in 2014-15, while Home Office data shows 54,466 arrests were made for burglary. The…

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