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2bWhat are the patterns of crime, fear of crime and
victimisation?
Official statistics show little change in annual crime rates between 1876 and 1940.
Then there is a gradual upturn to the early fifties followed by a sharp upturn that
continues…

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Graph 1 ­ British Crime Trends
Crime has been increasing, but it significantly increased between 1972 ­ 2000
It reached its peak between 1988 - 1992

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Graph 2 ­ Trends in recorded crime in England and Wales…

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Graph 3 ­ The % of reported BCS crimes estimated to have been recorded by the police.
Burglary with loss = 89.9
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Attempted vehicle theft = 81.5
Theft of vehicle = 74.1
All vehicle related theft = 69.2
All burglary = 69
Theft from vehicle = 63.6
All comparable crime = 60.3
Vandalism = 60.0
Bicycle theft = 53.5
Wounding = 53.2
All…

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GRAPH 4




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Graph 4 ­ Comparison of the British Crime Survey 2001 /2002 and recorded crimes
Vandalism = Only 60% that were reported were officially recorded.
All comparable Property Crime (includes all burglary, all vehicle, all bicycle thefts
and thefts from people) =…

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Graph 5
Item A ­
For Vandalism:
BCS crimes were reported to the police = 31%
BCS crimes that were reported were officially recorded = 70%
Of all crimes the BCS recorded the police only recorded 22%

Property Crime:
BCS crimes…

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Of all crimes the BCS recorded the police only recorded 81%

Attempted Theft of Vehicles
BCS crimes were reported to the police = 36%
BCS crimes that were reported were officially recorded =100%
Of all crimes the BCS recorded the police…

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Graph 7 ­ Stop and Searches per 1000 population
Over the years in Britain Black people have been stopped and searched the most, than
Asian people and then White people.
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Graph 8 ­ Male
prison population
per 100 000…

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