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Hemsworth Crime

Volume 404: debated on Thursday 1 May 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many incidents of (a) violent crime, (b) burglary and (c) vandalism in the Hemsworth constituency were reported to the police in 2001–02; and how many investigations resulted in a conviction. [109904]

The requested details are not collected centrally. Details of some offences recorded by the police have been collected by police Basic Command Unit (BCU) since 1 April 1999. The table gives details of numbers of offences and detections for the Wakefield BCU. Details of criminal damage offences are not available at BCU level.

Numbers of offences and detections—Wakefield BCU 2001–02
Violent crime1:
Offences detected2,235
Burglary in a dwelling:
Offences detected526
1 Violent crime is comprised of the violence against the person, sexual offences and robbery offence groups.
Details of convictions specifically relating to offences in the Wakefield BCU are not available.