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 June 2020 and November 2020.

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Stop and searches grouped by month
Month Stop and searches Outcome not collected No further action Police action taken
Jun 2020 660 0 564 96
Jul 2020 558 57 400 101
Aug 2020 374 48 264 62
Sep 2020 375 59 248 68
Oct 2020 938 120 630 188
Nov 2020 271 35 183 53

Of the 3,176 stop and searches conducted between June 2020 and November 2020, 568 (17.88%) had a police outcome, and 2,289 (72.07%) had no further action taken. For 319 (10.04%), 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 2694 84.82%
Linked 482 15.18%

Of the 3,176 stop and searches between June 2020 and November 2020, 482 (15.18%) cases the outcome was linked to the purpose of the search, and in 2,694 (84.82%) cases it was not linked. For (0%), this data was not collected. 

Outcome

Percentages of stop and searches grouped by police action, between June 2020 and November 2020.

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Stop and searches grouped by outcome
Outcome Stop and searches Percentage
Summons / charged by post 47 1.48%
Penalty Notice for Disorder 1 0.03%
Not available 319 10.04%
Khat or Cannabis warning 9 0.28%
Community resolution 159 5.01%
Caution (simple or conditional) 4 0.13%
Arrest 348 10.96%
A no further action disposal 2289 72.07%

Ethnicity

Number of stop and searches per 1,000 resident population broken down by ethnic group between June 2020 and November 2020.

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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 21 6,336 3.314
Indian 2 2,306 0.867
Pakistani 2 779 2.567
Bangladeshi 2 903 2.215
Any other Asian ethnic background 15 2,348 6.388
Black or Black British 17 1,497 11.356
Caribbean 3 283 10.601
African 6 1,077 5.571
Any other Black ethnic background 8 137 58.394
Mixed 20 4,950 4.04
White and Black Caribbean 5 1,543 3.24
White and Black African 0 672 0
White and Asian 4 1,640 2.439
Any other Mixed ethnic background 11 1,095 10.046
Chinese or other ethnic group 18 4,450 4.045
Chinese 3 2,529 1.186
Any other ethnic group 15 1,921 7.808
White 2,407 670,704 3.589
White British 2,269 653,575 3.472
White Irish 32 3,604 8.879
Any other White ethnic background 106 13,525 7.837
Not stated 119 N/A N/A
Not collected 574 N/A N/A

Age

Total number of stop and searches grouped by age range, between June 2020 and November 2020.

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Total number of stop and searches grouped by age range
Age Stop and searches
under 10 4
10-17 682
18-24 971
25-34 680
over 34 787
Not available 52

Time of day

Total number of stop and searches grouped by the time of day they occured, between June 2020 and November 2020.

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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 428
3am-6am 126
6am-9am 39
9am-12pm 301
12pm-3pm 527
3pm-6pm 551
6pm-9pm 619
9pm-12am 585

Object

Percentage of stop and searches grouped by the reason for the stop, between June 2020 and November 2020.

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Stop and searches grouped by the object of the search
Object Stop and searches Percentage
Stolen goods 280 8.82%
Offensive weapons 343 10.80%
Not collected 9 0.28%
Firearms 22 0.69%
Detailed object of search unavailable 51 1.61%
Controlled drugs 2184 68.77%
Articles for use in criminal damage 59 1.86%
Article for use in theft 228 7.18%

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 June 2020 and November 2020.

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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