Stop and search in Sussex Police
Number of stop and searches by outcome per month
Total number of stop and searches carried out by Sussex Police in the months between December 2020 and April 2021.
|Month||Stop and searches||No further action||Police action taken|
Of the 3,400 stop and searches conducted between December 2020 and April 2021, 1,001 (29.44%) had a police outcome, and 2,399 (70.56%) had no further action taken. For (0%), the outcome was not collected.
|Outcome linked||Stop and searches||Percentage|
Of the 3,400 stop and searches between December 2020 and April 2021, 939 (27.62%) cases the outcome was linked to the purpose of the search, and in 2,461 (72.38%) cases it was not linked. For (0%), this data was not collected.
Percentages of stop and searches grouped by police action, between December 2020 and April 2021.
|Outcome||Stop and searches||Percentage|
|Summons / charged by post||87||2.56%|
|Penalty Notice for Disorder||64||1.88%|
|Khat or Cannabis warning||15||0.44%|
|Caution (simple or conditional)||6||0.18%|
|A no further action disposal||2399||70.56%|
Number of stop and searches per 1,000 resident population broken down by ethnic group between December 2020 and April 2021.
|Ethnicity||Stop and searches||Resident population in Sussex Police area||Stop and searches per 1,000 resident population by ethnicity|
|Asian or Asian British||111||40,865||2.716|
|Any other Asian ethnic background||51||15,000||3.4|
|Black or Black British||242||14,246||16.987|
|Any other Black ethnic background||135||1,995||67.669|
|White and Black Caribbean||13||7,015||1.853|
|White and Black African||14||5,103||2.743|
|White and Asian||7||10,204||0.686|
|Any other Mixed ethnic background||34||7,714||4.408|
|Chinese or other ethnic group||18||16,352||1.101|
|Any other ethnic group||18||8,462||2.127|
|Any other White ethnic background||205||71,378||2.872|
Total number of stop and searches grouped by age range, between December 2020 and April 2021.
|Age||Stop and searches|
Time of day
Total number of stop and searches grouped by the time of day they occured, between December 2020 and April 2021.
|Time of day||Stop and searches|
Percentage of stop and searches grouped by the reason for the stop, between December 2020 and April 2021.
|Object||Stop and searches||Percentage|
|Game or poaching equipment||5||0.15%|
|Articles for use in criminal damage||44||1.29%|
|Article for use in theft||355||10.44%|
The British Transport Police are responsible for policing railways in Sussex 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 Sussex Police in the months between December 2020 and April 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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