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 December 2020 and May 2021.

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Stop and searches grouped by month
Month Stop and searches Outcome not collected No further action Police action taken
Dec 2020 335 64 189 82
Jan 2021 387 39 270 78
Feb 2021 399 54 249 96
Mar 2021 368 52 232 84
Apr 2021 353 54 235 64
May 2021 229 38 125 66

Of the 2,071 stop and searches conducted between December 2020 and May 2021, 470 (22.69%) had a police outcome, and 1,300 (62.77%) had no further action taken. For 301 (14.53%), 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 1686 81.41%
Linked 385 18.59%

Of the 2,071 stop and searches between December 2020 and May 2021, 385 (18.59%) cases the outcome was linked to the purpose of the search, and in 1,686 (81.41%) cases it was not linked. For (0%), this data was not collected. 

Outcome

Percentages of stop and searches grouped by police action, between December 2020 and May 2021.

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Stop and searches grouped by outcome
Outcome Stop and searches Percentage
Summons / charged by post 35 1.69%
Not available 301 14.53%
Khat or Cannabis warning 13 0.63%
Community resolution 125 6.04%
Caution (simple or conditional) 14 0.68%
Arrest 283 13.66%
A no further action disposal 1300 62.77%

Ethnicity

Number of stop and searches per 1,000 resident population broken down by ethnic group between December 2020 and May 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 9 6,336 1.42
Indian 0 2,306 0
Pakistani 2 779 2.567
Bangladeshi 2 903 2.215
Any other Asian ethnic background 5 2,348 2.129
Black or Black British 8 1,497 5.344
Caribbean 1 283 3.534
African 4 1,077 3.714
Any other Black ethnic background 3 137 21.898
Mixed 12 4,950 2.424
White and Black Caribbean 1 1,543 0.648
White and Black African 0 672 0
White and Asian 0 1,640 0
Any other Mixed ethnic background 11 1,095 10.046
Chinese or other ethnic group 5 4,450 1.124
Chinese 0 2,529 0
Any other ethnic group 5 1,921 2.603
White 1,859 670,704 2.772
White British 1,733 653,575 2.652
White Irish 27 3,604 7.492
Any other White ethnic background 99 13,525 7.32
Not stated 92 N/A N/A
Not collected 86 N/A N/A

Age

Total number of stop and searches grouped by age range, between December 2020 and May 2021.

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Total number of stop and searches grouped by age range
Age Stop and searches
under 10 4
10-17 398
18-24 643
25-34 450
over 34 556
Not available 20

Time of day

Total number of stop and searches grouped by the time of day they occured, between December 2020 and May 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 226
3am-6am 97
6am-9am 35
9am-12pm 207
12pm-3pm 336
3pm-6pm 426
6pm-9pm 305
9pm-12am 439

Object

Percentage of stop and searches grouped by the reason for the stop, between December 2020 and May 2021.

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Stop and searches grouped by the object of the search
Object Stop and searches Percentage
Stolen goods 154 7.44%
Offensive weapons 171 8.26%
Game or poaching equipment 1 0.05%
Firearms 2 0.10%
Detailed object of search unavailable 31 1.50%
Controlled drugs 1508 72.82%
Articles for use in criminal damage 25 1.21%
Article for use in theft 179 8.64%

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 December 2020 and May 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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