Performance statistics

Number of stop and searches by outcome per month

Total number of stop and searches carried out by North Wales Police in the months between September 2020 and February 2021.

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Stop and searches grouped by month
Month Stop and searches No further action Outcome not collected Police action taken
Sep 2020 375 248 59 68
Oct 2020 469 315 60 94
Nov 2020 368 262 38 68
Dec 2020 335 189 64 82
Jan 2021 387 270 39 78
Feb 2021 293 175 49 69

Of the 2,227 stop and searches conducted between September 2020 and February 2021, 459 (20.61%) had a police outcome, and 1,459 (65.51%) had no further action taken. For 309 (13.88%), the outcome was not collected. 

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Stop and searches grouped by whether the outcome was linked to the search
Outcome linked Stop and searches Percentage
Not linked 1851 83.12%
Linked 376 16.88%

Of the 2,227 stop and searches between September 2020 and February 2021, 376 (16.88%) cases the outcome was linked to the purpose of the search, and in 1,851 (83.12%) cases it was not linked. For (0%), this data was not collected. 

Outcome

Percentages of stop and searches grouped by police action, between September 2020 and February 2021.

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Stop and searches grouped by outcome
Outcome Stop and searches Percentage
Summons / charged by post 34 1.53%
Not available 309 13.88%
Khat or Cannabis warning 10 0.45%
Community resolution 130 5.84%
Caution (simple or conditional) 9 0.40%
Arrest 276 12.39%
A no further action disposal 1459 65.51%

Ethnicity

Number of stop and searches per 1,000 resident population broken down by ethnic group between September 2020 and February 2021.

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Population from the 2011 census

Stop and searches grouped by ethnicity
Ethnicity Stop and searches Resident population in North Wales Police area Stop and searches per 1,000 resident population by ethnicity
Asian or Asian British 14 6,336 2.21
Indian 1 2,306 0.434
Pakistani 3 779 3.851
Bangladeshi 0 903 0
Any other Asian ethnic background 10 2,348 4.259
Black or Black British 10 1,497 6.68
Caribbean 1 283 3.534
African 5 1,077 4.643
Any other Black ethnic background 4 137 29.197
Mixed 11 4,950 2.222
White and Black Caribbean 0 1,543 0
White and Black African 0 672 0
White and Asian 2 1,640 1.22
Any other Mixed ethnic background 9 1,095 8.219
Chinese or other ethnic group 9 4,450 2.022
Chinese 0 2,529 0
Any other ethnic group 9 1,921 4.685
White 1,798 670,704 2.681
White British 1,694 653,575 2.592
White Irish 21 3,604 5.827
Any other White ethnic background 83 13,525 6.137
Not stated 86 N/A N/A
Not collected 299 N/A N/A

Age

Total number of stop and searches grouped by age range, between September 2020 and February 2021.

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Total number of stop and searches grouped by age range
Age Stop and searches
under 10 4
10-17 475
18-24 699
25-34 460
over 34 572
Not available 17

Time of day

Total number of stop and searches grouped by the time of day they occured, between September 2020 and February 2021.

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Total number of stop and searches grouped by the time of day they occurred
Time of day Stop and searches
12am-3am 282
3am-6am 108
6am-9am 22
9am-12pm 198
12pm-3pm 367
3pm-6pm 412
6pm-9pm 360
9pm-12am 478

Object

Percentage of stop and searches grouped by the reason for the stop, between September 2020 and February 2021.

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Stop and searches grouped by the object of the search
Object Stop and searches Percentage
Stolen goods 190 8.53%
Offensive weapons 192 8.62%
Firearms 13 0.58%
Detailed object of search unavailable 44 1.98%
Controlled drugs 1553 69.74%
Articles for use in criminal damage 32 1.44%
Article for use in theft 203 9.12%

The British Transport Police are responsible for policing railways in North Wales Police area. View summary information for stop and searches conducted by the British Transport Police.

About this data

The statistics about stop and searches carried out by North Wales Police in the months between September 2020 and February 2021.

The Home office has sought assurances from police forces that the information is accurate as of 17 October 2019. Learn more about how this data has been collected and validated

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