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2002-03 2003-04 2004-05
Force Fatal Serious Other Fatal Serious Other Fatal Serious Other

Avon and Somerset

0

0

366

0

3

490

0

0

296

Bedfordshire

0

8

66

0

2

115

0

0

106

Cambridgeshire

0

2

149

0

2

166

0

1

148

Cheshire

0

4

348

0

13

378

0

2

337

City of London

0

0

43

0

4

44

0

2

51

Cleveland

0

0

59

0

0

67

0

0

63

Cumbria

0

12

108

0

4

107

0

2

93

Derbyshire

0

0

290

0

1

229

0

0

228

Devon and Cornwall

0

7

319

0

12

306

0

19

314

Dorset

0

1

196

0

1

130

0

1

164

Durham

0

1

240

0

2

219

0

3

133

Dyfed-Powys

0

2

132

0

4

100

0

4

137

Essex

0

0

260

0

1

374

0

2

393

Gloucestershire

0

1

148

0

3

144

0

0

170

Greater Manchester(7)

1

25

909

0

16

1,006

Gwent

0

3

178

0

2

207

0

2

176

Hampshire

0

12

490

0

25

518

0

24

384

Hertfordshire

0

1

193

0

2

169

0

0

185

Humberside

0

21

240

0

14

182

0

3

127

Kent

0

25

342

0

27

347

0

5

394

Lancashire(5,6)

0

67

264

Leicestershire

2

8

202

0

11

191

0

14

291

Lincolnshire

0

6

162

0

0

166

0

29

169

Merseyside

0

0

10

0

0

182

0

0

165

Metropolitan police(8)

1,898

2,349

0

25

2,589

Norfolk

0

6

220

0

16

166

0

9

199

Northamptonshire(4)

0

149

0

7

102

0

0

98

Northumbria

0

0

691

0

0

39

0

25

215

North Wales

0

0

91

0

7

89

0

0

111

North Yorkshire

0

7

118

0

8

232

0

0

279

Nottinghamshire

1

0

391

0

19

90

0

10

224

South Wales(9)

0

5

1,037

0

2

702

0

5

707

South Yorkshire

0

3

161

0

5

187

0

2

161

Staffordshire

0

2

144

0

0

119

0

0

158

Suffolk

0

1

160

0

10

175

0

2

193

Surrey

0

0

223

0

9

216

0

18

238

Sussex

0

11

175

0

6

324

0

11

405

Thames Valley

0

4

312

0

5

308

0

9

260

Warwickshire

0

3

201

0

0

250

0

0

256

West Mercia

0

10

235

0

17

210

0

7

199

West Midlands(5,6)

0

2

12,62

West Yorkshire

0

2

779

0

9

847

0

7

882

Wiltshire

0

1

136

0

0

165

0

3

121

(1) Data collated on behalf of and published by HMIC. Serious assaults are those for which the charge would be under Sections 18 and 20 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861. Other assaults include those with minor or no injury. Recording practices may vary over time and between forces.
(2) Financial year runs 1 April to 31 March inclusive.
(3) HMIC did not publish a force breakdown of assaults prior to 1999-20 HMIC have advised that assaults data will no longer be published in their annual report and that the data for 2004-5 is the last series of these data to be published.
(4) Northamptonshire was not able to separate serious and other assaults from 1999-2000 to 2002-03.
(5) Lancashire and West Midlands were not able to provide breakdowns of numbers for different assaults in 2003-04, however the number of overall assaults was 462 and 1,112 respectively.
(6) Lancashire and West Midlands were not able to provide breakdowns of numbers for different assaults in 2004/05, however the number of overall assaults was 521 and 910 respectively.
(7) Greater Manchester was not able to provide data in 2003-04.
(8) Metropolitan police was unable to provide data in 2000-01 and was unable to provide breakdowns of numbers for different assaults from 2001-02 to 2003-04.
(9) South Wales was not able to provide breakdowns of numbers for different assaults in 1999-2000.

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