Stop and Search: Is it working?

In Northamptonshire just nine per cent of stop and searches resulted in an arrest

By Natalie Bloomer

Between April 2019 and March 2020 Northamptonshire Police conducted 2,667 stop and searches but with just nine per cent of those resulting in an arrest, today we’re asking if the use of these powers is justified.

Background

Most stop and searches can be divided into two categories - the first requires the officer conducting the search …

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