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Forces carry out highest numbers of stop and search in seven years

Officers have carried out the highest number of stop and searches in seven years, with the figure rising by more than 50 per cent in 12 months, statistics show.

Metropolitan police officers carrying out a stop and search on a man

Metropolitan police officers carrying out a stop and search on a man

Date - 27th October 2020
By - Chloe Livadeas
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Home Office figures published today (27 October) showed there were 558,973 stop and searches carried out in the year to March 2020 in England and Wales. Of these, 73,423 led to an arrest, up 28 per cent from the previous year (57,546). The...
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