Crime figures: Do the police know how much there really is?

Crime figures: Do the police know how much there really is?
 

Police forces across England and Wales have been criticised for not recording hundreds of thousands of crimes reported to them each year.
Inspections of force databases have found offences, including violent and sexual ones, have not been counted towards official figures.
One force, Derbyshire, was found to have not recorded about 30,300 crimes a year, more than a third of the total in its area.
Here are the answers to some of the questions you sent in about crime statistics:
What is the difference between reported and recorded crime? When an offence is reported to police, officers may have... read more

 
16 March 2019 in Regional, Views: 52
Source: BBC
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