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|Number of offenders cautioned for all offences, in England and London, 1997 to 2005 ( 1,3)|
|(1) 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.|
(2) The London total is the number of offenders cautioned in the Metropolitan and City of London Police force areas.
(3) From 1 June 2000 the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 came into force nationally and removed the use of cautions for persons aged under 18 and replaced them with reprimands and final warnings. These figures have been included in the totals.
|Offences detected by means of a cannabis warning( 1)|
|Number of detections|
|(1) Prior to 16 January 2007 these were named Formal warnings for cannabis possession.|
(2) includes the City of London police and the Metropolitan police service.
(3) Data not available by borough for 2004-05.
Mr. Boris Johnson: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the average number of recorded incidents of anti-social behaviour for each police officer was in (a) England, (b) London and (c) each London borough in each year since 1997. 
Mr. Coaker: The information requested is not collected centrally. Antisocial behaviour is not, in itself, an offence as defined by statute. It is the outcome of incidents of antisocial behaviour that will be recorded as crimes by the police as appropriate e.g. criminal damage.
|Number of ant -social behaviour orders issued at all courts, as reported to the Home Office by the Court Service, in the Lancashire Criminal Justice System area and Ribble Valley borough council( 1) area by year, January 2001 to December 2005|
|Area||2001||2002||2003||2004||2005||Total issued January 2001 to December 2005|
|(1) The local authority area is derived from the area in which the boundary prohibitions apply. The court that issued an ASBO can be outside the area in which the prohibitions have been imposed. For example, an issuing court may be in the North Yorkshire Criminal Justice System area, but restrictions apply solely to a local authority area within Lancashire.|
1. Previously issued data have been revised following joint Home Office/Court Service data reconciliation exercises.
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. 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.
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Mr. Ruffley: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many cases of arson were carried out by people under the age of 18 years who were convicted of such offences in each police force area in each year since 1997. 
Mr. Coaker: The information requested is not held centrally. Offences of arson recorded by the police are collected by the Home Office but details of the age of the alleged offenders of such offences are not available.
Mr. Ruffley: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) incidents of violence against the person and (b) police emergency call-outs resulting from incidents occurring (i) on and (ii) in the vicinity of premises licensed to sell alcohol for consumption on the premises under the Licensing Act 1964 there were in each year since 1997 in England and Wales, broken down by police force area. 
Mr. Coaker: The Home Office collects data on the number of offences of violence against the person recorded by the police. However, no information is collected centrally on the location of such incidents. Details of the location for emergency call-outs is not collected centrally.
Dr. Kumar: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many incidents involving ( a) replica firearms, (b) air rifles and (c) BB guns have been reported in (i) Teesside, (ii) the north-east and (iii) Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland constituency in each of the last five years. 
Mr. Coaker: Available information is given in the following table in which (a) replica firearms are denoted as imitation firearms and (b) air rifles are incorporated within the figures for offences involving air weapons.
Data collected centrally for recorded crime involving firearms in England and Wales are only available at police force area level. Information on Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland is therefore included within the north-east region which includes Cleveland, Northumbria and Durham police forces.
|Crimes recorded by Cleveland police and the north-east region( 1) police force area in which firearms were reported to have been used ,by type of weapon, 2001-02 to 2005-06|
|Weapon type||2001-02( 2)||2002-03( 3)||2003-04||2004-05||2005-06|
|(1) North east region includes Cleveland, Durham and Northumbria police forces.|
(2) Figures for some crime categories may have been inflated by some police forces implementing the principles of the National Crime Recording Standard before 1 April 2002.
(3) The National Crime Recording Standard was introduced on 1 April 2002.Figures for some crime categories may have been inflated by this.
(4) Figures are not available centrally. Data were collected separately since April 2004.
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