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Mr. Coaker: Data for the number of people convicted for offences relating to (a) carrying a knife, or other bladed weapon and (b) a gun in a public place in Humberside police force area, 1996 to 2004 can be found in the following table.

Court proceedings data for 2005 will be available in the autumn of 2006.


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Number of persons convicted for offences relating to carrying a knife, or other bladed weapon, in Humberside police force area ( 1) 2000-04
Statute Offence description 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004

Prevention of Crime Act 1953 Sec. 1(1) as amended by Offensive Weapons Act 1996 S.2(1)

Possession of offensive weapons without lawful authority or reasonable excuse

53

64

92

82

71

65

77

112

106

Criminal Justice Act 1988 S.139 as amended by Offensive Weapons Act 1996 S.3.

Having an article with blade or point in public place.

4

43

45

65

53

46

69

63

105

Criminal Justice Act 1988 S.139A (1)(5)(a) as added by Offensive Weapons Act 1996 S.4(1).

Having an article with blade or point on school premises.

2

2

1

Total

57

107

137

147

126

111

146

177

212

(1 )These data are on the principal offence basis.
Note:
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 courts, and police forces. 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:
Office for Criminal Justice Reform


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Number of persons convicted for offences relating to carrying a gun in a public place, in Humberside police force area( 1,2) , 2000-04
Statute Offence description 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004

Firearms Act 1968 Sec. 16 (Group I) as amended by the Criminal Justice Act 1972 S28(2).

Possession of firearm with intent to endanger life

6

6

2

2

4

1

1

Firearms Act 1968 Sec. 16 (Group II) as amended by the Criminal Justice Act 1972 S28(2).

Possession of firearm with intent to endanger life

3

Firearms Act 1968 Sec. 16 (Group III) as amended by the Criminal Justice Act 1972 S28(2).

Possession of firearm with intent to endanger life .

Firearms Act 1968 Sec. 17(1) (Group I) as amended by the Criminal Justice Act 1972 S28(2).

Using firearms or imitation firearms to resist arrest.

1

Firearms Act 1968 Sec. 17(1) (Group II) as amended by the Criminal Justice Act 1972 S28(2).

Using firearms or imitation firearms to resist arrest.

Firearms Act 1968 Sec. 17(1) (Group ill) as amended by the Criminal Justice Act 1972 S28(2).

Using firearms or imitation firearms to resist arrest.

Firearms Act 1968 Sec. 17(2) (Group I) as amended by the Criminal Justice Act 1972 S28(3).

Possessing firearms or imitation fire arm at time of committing or being arrested for an offence specified in schedule 1 of the Act.

1

2

1

1

1

5

Firearms Act 1968 Sec. 17(2) (Group II) as amended by the Criminal Justice Act 1972 S28(3).

Possessing firearm or imitation firearm at time of committing or being arrested for an offence specified in schedule 1 of the Act.

Firearms Act 1968 Sec. 17(2) (Group III) as amended by the Criminal Justice Act 1972 S28(3).

Possessing firearm or imitation firearm at time of committing or being arrested for an offence specified in schedule 1 of the Act.

Firearms Act 1968 Sec. 18(1) (Group I) as amended by the Criminal Justice Act 1972 S28(3).

Possessing firearm or imitation firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence or resist arrest.

2

2

3

Firearms Act. 1068 Sec. 18(1) (Group II) as amended by the Criminal Justice Act 1972 S2S(3).

Possessing firearm or imitation firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence or resist arrest.

Firearms Act 1968 Sec. 18(1) (Group III) as amended by the Criminal Justice Act 1972 S28(3).

Possessing firearm or imitation firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence or resist arrest.

Firearms Act 1968 Sec. 16A (as amended by Firearms (Amendment) Act 1994)Group I.

Possession of a firearm or imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.

3

2

5

7

3

9

6

5

13

Firearms Act 1968 Sec. 16A (as amended by Firearms (Amendment) Act 1994) (Group II).

Possession of a firearm or imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.

1

1

Firearms Act 1968 Sec. 16A (as amended by Firearms (Amendment) Act 1994) (Group III).

Possession of a firearm or imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.

3

4

4

1

1

1

Firearms Act 1968 Sec. 1(2) as amended by Firearms (Amendment) Act 1997 S.12 and Sch.2 (13).

Non-compliance with condition of firearm certificate-aggravated form (small-calibre pistols).

Firearms Act 1968 (Group I) Sec. 1(1),as amended by Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, Sec.157, Sch.8 part III.

Possessing etc firearm or ammunition without firearm certificate.

9

7

4

5

4

3

5

8

Firearms Act, 1968 Sec. 5(1) (Group I) as amended by Criminal Justice & Public Order Act 1994, Sec.157 Sch.8 part III.

Possessing or distributing prohibited weapons or ammunition.

2

4

5

5

7

8

9

9

10

Firearms Act 1968 Sec 19 (Group I) as amended by Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, Sec.157 Sch.8 part III.

Carrying loaded firearm in public place etc.

1

1

1

1

3

Firearms Act 1968 Sec 19 (Group II) as amended by Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, Sec.157 Sch.8 part III.

Carrying loaded firearm in public place etc.

1

1

Firearms Act 1968 Sec. 19A as added by Firearms (Amendment) Act 1997 S.11.

Having small-calibre pistol outside promises of licensed pistol club.

Firearms Act 1968 Sec. 20(1) (Group I) as amended by Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, Sec.157 Sch.8 part III.

Trespassing with firearm or imitation firearm in a building.

1

1

Firearms Act 1968 Sec. 20(1) (Group II) as amended by Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, Sec.157 Sch.8 part III.

Trespassing with firearm or imitation firearm in a building.

Firearms Act 1968 Sec. 21(4) (Group I) as amended by Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, Sec.157 Sch.8 part III.

Possession of firearms by persons previously convicted of crime.

3

3

2

3

3

1

4

1

2

Firearms Act, 1968 Sec. 21(4) (Group II) as amended by Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, Sec.157 Sch.8 part III.

Possession of firearms by persons previously convicted of crime.

1

Firearms Act, 1968 Sec. 21(4) (Group III) as amended by Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, Sec.157 Sch.8 part III.

Possession of firearms by persons previously convicted of crime.

2

1

2

2

2

2

2

Firearms Act 1968 Sec. 5(1A)(a) (Group I) as amended by Criminal Justice Act 2003 Sec.288

Possessing or distributing firearm disguised as other object

Firearms Act, 1968 Sec.19 (Group III).

Carrying loaded firearm in public place etc.

5

6

9

2

7

3

3

5

3

Firearms Act, 1968 Sec.20(1) (Group III).

Trespassing with firearm in a building

Firearms Act 1968 Sec.20(2) (Group I).

Trespassing with firearm on land.

1

1

2

1

2

Firearms Act 1968 Sec. 20(2) (Group II).

Trespassing with firearm on land.

1

Firearms Act, 1968 Sec. 20(2) (Group III).

Trespassing with firearm on land.

4

2

5

Total

40

44

41

33

28

28

31

34

47

(1 )These data are 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 courts, and police forces. 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:
Office for Criminal Justice Reform

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