How Knife Crime Has Increased In Nottingham

Nottinghamshire Police plays an important role in fighting crime, protecting people and promoting law and order in Nottinghamshire. We do this 24 hours a day, every day.

We police an area of more than 800 square miles and serve a diverse population of more than one million people living in Nottinghamshire's towns and villages and the cosmopolitan city and conurbation of Nottingham, the regional capital of the East Midlands.

According to Nottingham Post( ) the number of conviction in the Nottinghamshire in the last 6 year has been on the increase.

  • In 2017/18 knife crime and weapon offence was 501 cautions/sentences in Nottinghamshire, the highest number in a year since 513 were recorded in 2011/12.
  • The number of convictions in the area has jumped by 17 percent in a year, up from 429 in 2016/17.
  • Nottingham is the fifth Highest nationally to have causation or sentences handed out.
  • The level of knife crime has increased in the city by 10.8 percent on last year.
  • There were over 822 offences last year to March 2018, compared to 742 offences in the previous year. This means around 60 percent of incidents ended in a caution or a sentencing in the last year

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