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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View information on proven re-offending rates in South Yorkshire here.