Scotland: Findings from the 2000 Crime Survey
This report presents findings on
housebreaking as recorded by the 2000 Scottish Crime Survey.
Contains information on the criminal justice systmes of Scotland.
Survey/Scottish Crime and Justice Survey
This report offers crime statistics culled from a survey of over 5000 adults throughout Scotland. It is designed to work in conjunction with the British Crime Survey, which only surveyed residents of central and southern Scotland (but excluded the Highlands and surrounding islands). The Scottish Crime and Justice Survey is the first report of the survey since the 2006 major redesign. The SCJS provides a complimentary measure of crime to police-recorded crime statistics..
Recorded Crime in Scotland
These annual publications present statistics on crimes and offences recorded and cleared up by the eight Scottish police forces, disaggregated by crime/offence group, police force area and council area. Available at the link are reports beginning in 1997 to the present.
Wildlife Crime in Scotland - 2012 Annual Report
A report which details wildlife offences in Scotland in the calendar year 2012, including information on incidences and prosecutions during the year, and on research and advice relevant to those offences.
Criminal Justice Social Work Statistics
This statistical bulletin presents information on activity relating to community penalties in Scotland, mainly derived from Local Authority Social Work management information systems. The bulletin also presents information on the characteristics of offenders who receive community sentences (age, gender, previous convictions and reconviction rates).
The primary task of the Parole Board for Scotland is to make decisions or recommendations on cases referred to it by Scottish Ministers relating to release, recall, re-release, and conditions of release of life sentence, long-term and extended sentence prisoners. The report presents statistical details of the various cases, such as determinate sentence prisoners, adult mandatory life prisonsers, designated life tribunals, non-parole licences, and children and young persons. Tables and graphs included.
Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders
Reports statistics on the various services provided by SACRO to reduce conflict and offending and to make communities safer.
Scottish Prison Population Projections
These reports present information on population projections in Scottish prisons, including recent trends in the prison population and the methodology used to produce the projections.
Scottish Prison Service - The Prison Survey
The Prison Survey was introduced to the Scottish Prison Service in 1990 as a mechanism to inform and support the Service's business planning service. The focus of the survey has expanded over the years. Originally, it's scope reflected its role in the planning process in that it focused on the more basic elements of prison life. More recently, the focus has been expanded to seek views on such issues as drug use, program involvement, sentence management, mental health, safety, change, and bullying.
Bulletin: Crime and Justice Series: Criminal Proceedings in Scottish Courts
This bulletin presents statistics on criminal proceedings concluded in Scottish courts during 2003. It
includes information on the types of crimes and offences for which persons are convicted, sentencing
outcomes and the characteristics of convicted offenders. Additional detailed analyses in relation to motor
vehicle offences, including alternatives to prosecution and the issue of fixed penalty notices for stationary
vehicle offences, are also given.
Domestic Abuse Recorded by the Police in Scotland
These reports present characteristics of victims and perpetrators of domestic abuse incidents reported to the police at a police force and Scotland level.
Partner Abuse in Scotland: Findings from the Scottish Crime & Victimisation Survey
Findings from the partner abuse self completion section of the survey which asks about experience of domestic abuse ever and in the past year.
Alcohol Statistics Scotland
These reports are organized into four main parts: the alcohol market, alcohol consumption, alcohol and health harm, and alcohol and social harm. Statistical
The Drug Misuse Information Scotland Web site provides information, statistics, and research on drug misuse in Scotland.
Drug Misuse In Scotland
"This report presents the findings on self-reported drug use, and attitudes towards drugs and drug-taking, from the face-to-face Scottish Crime and Victimisation Survey (SCVS). The SCVS focuses primarily on experiences of personal and household crime, and is designed to provide a measure of crime complementary to police recorded crime statistics. However, there is an additional self-completion questionnaire which asks adults about their drug misuse and experiences of domestic abuse. Questions on these topics are particularly sensitive and the self-completion mode is considered more effective in eliciting truthful answers."
Drug Misuse Statistics Scotland
This annual report produced by
Scottish Executive offers findings about Scotland's ongoing anti-drug
initiative, and areas such as law enforcement and the health,
psychological, and social problems related to drug misuse. Progress to
date and future programs are explained. This report is in PDF format
and requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to use.
Seizures by Scottish Police Forces, 2004/2005, 2005/2006, 2006/2007, 2010/2011
This publication presents figures for drug seizures made by Police forces in Scotland in 2004/05 and 2005/06. The statistics in this publication relate to drugs controlled under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971, which divides drugs into three classes A, B and C. On 29 January 2004 cannabis was reclassified from class B to C. Other drugs have also changed classification during the collection period. For the purpose of this bulletin the drug classifications at the end of the reporting period, March 2006, have been applied to all data. This allows historic comparisons within this publication but care must be taken when comparing against other historical sources of information.
Drug Related Deaths in Scotland
The General Register Office for Scotland publishes this yearly report detailing the numbers of drug-related deaths, broken down by cause of death, selected drugs reported, age and sex. Each report includes tables for NHS Board and Local Authority (Council) areas. Links to reports for years 1997 - 2009 are available.
Executive's Annual Report on Drug Misuse
This annual report offers findings, press releases, and information on how the £100 million budget for Scotland's ongoing anti-drug initiative is being spent. Progress to date and future programs are explained. These reports are in PDF format and requires Adobe Acrobat Reader to use.
Scottish Crime and Justice Survey (2008-09) - Drug Use
"This publication presents statistics on adults' experiences of illicit drug use in Scotland since the age of 16. It covers self-reported use in the last month (i.e. the month prior to the survey interview), the last year (i.e. the year prior to the survey interview) and ever (i.e. at some point in respondents' lives). The report also examines frequency of drug use, perceived dependency on drugs, access to drugs, polydrug use and age of first use amongst adults in Scotland."
This site provides annual
for the numbers of firearms and shotgun certificates issued in
This annual report discusses
reported to the police in which a firearm was reported to have been
used or stolen.
Incidents Recorded by the Police in Scotland
These bulletins report details of all racist incidents reported to the police, all crimes or offences associated with each incident, and, where possible, details of the victims and perpetrators. It is also important to note that these statistics cover only incidents reported to the police, not all racist incidents.
Homicide in ScotlandThis annual bulletin provides statistics on crimes of homicide recorded by the Scottish police. Reports at the link begin at 1997 and go through the present.
This annual report provides statistics on sentencing by type of crime/offence, summary courts for each court, and sentencing in district courts for each court.
This report presents statistics on criminal appeals in Scotland.
This annual report presents information on the state and efficieny of the police forces in Scotland.
Key Scottish Safety Camera Programme Statistics
This annual report presents statistics on: "accident and casualty numbers at safety camera sites, before and after camera enforcement; speeds recorded at safety camera sites, before and after camera enforcement; the number of people caught exceeding the speed limit, or running red-lights, at safety camera sites; and public perception of safety cameras."
Scottish Institute for Policing Research - Annual Reports
The SIPR's key strategic aims are developing policing research capacity in Scottish universities; using this capacity to carry out high quality research of relevance to Scottish police forces; developing knowledge exchange mechanisms to strengthen the evidence base on which policing policy is founded; and developing national and international links with other researchers, practitioners and policy makers. These reports summarize developments, activities and achievements with respect to management and governance; capacity building; research; knowledge exchange and sustainability.
Older women and domestic violence in Scotland - 2008
This report provides an update on literature published since an earlier research project, Older Women and Domestic Violence in Scotland, conducted in 2003-2004 and published in June 2004. The original project was commissioned by Health Scotland and carried out by a team from the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships (CRFR).
Scottish Crime and Justice Survey: Sexual Victimisation and Stalking
These reports look at the extent of sexual victimisation and stalking among adults in Scotland. They are generally divided into three chapters, covering stalking and harassment; less serious sexual assault and serious sexual assault. They include data on the average risk of experiencing sexual victimisation or stalking overall and by different population characteristics; characteristics of offender(s) and data about reporting incidents to the police.