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Crime Statistics

Volume 453: debated on Monday 27 November 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many crimes were recorded as committed on (a) buses and (b) trains in Essex in each of the last five years, broken down by type of crime. (103220)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many cautions were issued in the Cambridgeshire constabulary area for (a) violence against the person, (b) theft and handling stolen goods, (c) sexual offences, (d) criminal damage, (e) robbery and (f) fraud and forgery in 2005; and if he will make a statement. (102734)

[holding answer 23 November 2006]: Data held by the Office for Criminal Justice Reform for the number of cautions, issued for (a) violence against the person, (b) theft and handling stolen goods, (c) sexual offences, (d) criminal damage, (e) robbery and (f) fraud and forgery in Cambridgeshire police force area in 2005 can be found in the following table.

Number of persons cautioned for various offence types, in Cambridgeshire police force area, 20051,2

Offence type

Number

Violence against the person

1,049

Sexual offences

32

Burglary

79

Robbery

6

Theft and handling stolen goods

1,169

Fraud and forgery

75

Criminal damage

19

Drug offences

427

Other indictable offences

126

Summary offences (excluding motoring)

1,003

Total

3,985

1 These data are provided on the principal offence basis.

2 Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by the police. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used.

Source: RDS Office for Criminal Justice Reform