Knife Crime in South Yorkshire Compared to Similar Police Force Areas
- South Yorkshire has the sixth highest number of knife crime offences year ending September 2019, compared to most similar police force areas.
- 5% of offences in South Yorkshire involve a knife.
Knife Crime in South Yorkshire Since 2016
The recorded level of offences involving a knife in South Yorkshire has decreased slightly since October 2017.
The proportion of recorded crimes that involve a knife in South Yorkshire has remained static at 5%.
Source: Office for National Statistics
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