Title PSNI has third highest stop and search rate in UK Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet The Detail TV Media type Web Country United Kingdom Date 25/03/2021 Description The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) have one of the highest rates of using stop and search in the UK but the lowest arrest rate, according to an investigation by VICE World News and The Detail.
Over 25,000 people were stopped and searched in Northern Ireland by police last year, new figures show.
When compared with police forces in England and Wales in 2019/2020, Northern Ireland has the third highest rate of stop and search – behind only London and Merseyside.
Meanwhile, just 6% of searches, in Northern Ireland, led to an arrest last year.
Producer/Author Luke Butterly URL https://www.thedetail.tv/articles/psni-third-highest-stop-and-search-rate-in-uk Persons John Topping
- Police Service of Northern Ireland
- police powers
- police practice
- stop and search