Crime Statistics for England & Wales: violent crime and sexual offences

Over 2.1 million violent incidents were recorded in 2011/12 by the Crime Survey for England and Wales. See what the latest figures say

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This article has been sourced from The Guardian which is a well respected national newspaper in the UK sympathising with left of centre political views. It has a well deserved reputation for highlighting miscarriages of justice.