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Publications · Policing, Sentencing and the law, Young People

Child arrests in England and Wales 2008–2011

  • ISBN: 978-1-905994-61-8

  • Published: 2013

  • Pages: 6

  • Publisher: The Howard League for Penal Reform


Child arrests in England and Wales 2008-2011 References

This briefing presents analysis based on freedom of information data from all 43 police service areas in England and Wales.

Data was provided on the number, age, gender and ethnicity of child arrests. The data shows that within the study period numbers of child arrests fell. The briefing makes a set of recommendations that will help consolidate the reduction in numbers of child arrests.

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