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One way to understand crime-related demands on police forces is to track ‘crime pressure’, a measure of investigative workload …

Most people convicted of a crime will not be convicted or cautioned for another offence within 12 months, although young offenders are …

Sentences for carrying a bladed or pointed article have become more severe for adults over the past decade, with 41% of men now going …

The rapid decrease in the homicide (murder, manslaughter and infanticide) rate in England and Wales between 2000 and 2014 was …

A combination of legal changes and decreases in many common types of crime, together with closures of custody suites due to budget …

Online crime (including hacking, phishing and virus attacks) is now experienced by more businesses than any other type across sectors …

Self-reported drug use has fallen for most of the past 20 years according to the Crime Survey for England and Wales, but in the past …

A combination of government-led changes to pay mean a police constable who has just completed initial training in England and Wales is …

Homicide (murder, manslaughter and infanticide) in England and Wales is rare, with about 12 homicides per million people last year, a …