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Sussex Police Federation

National Statistics for Sussex Police

18 October 2018

Percentage change year ending June 2017 v June 2018

Total recorded crime – 4% Increase

Stalking and harassment - 28% Increase

Vehicle offences – 19% Increase

Sexual Offences – 15% Increase

Possession of weapons – 15% Increase

Violence without injury – 13% Increase

Violence against the person – 12% Increase

Selected offences involving a knife – 5% Increase

Violence with injury – 4% Increase

Robbery – 3% Increase

Public order – 2% Increase

Theft from person – 12% Decrease

 

Bicycle theft – 6% Decrease

Misc crimes against society – 3% Decrease

Burglary – 3% Decrease

Shoplifting – 3% Decrease

Other theft – 2% Decrease

Criminal damage inc arson – 2% Decrease

Drug offences – 2% Decrease

 

Source: Office of National Statistics https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/crimeandjustice/datasets/policeforceareadatatables 

 

Total Police Officer Numbers March 2017 v March 2018 – 1.5% Decrease

Source: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/police-workforce-england-and-wales-31-march-2018

 

In March 2018 Per 100,000 Population Sussex Police has 151 officers ranking us 38th out of the 43 forces.  The forces with less are Hampshire (143), Staffordshire (141), Suffolk (149), Warwickshire (143) and Wiltshire (139). The top force is The Met (352).  For comparison Surrey have 168 per 100,000.

Source: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/728153/police-workforce-tabs-jul18.ods