Though the number of recorded crimes is rising, the proportion of those crimes that are detected is falling. Professor Marian FitzGerald of the University of Kent explores the figures.
Offences recorded by police forces in England and Wales have been rising steeply since 2014, according to figures published by the Office for National Statistics.
However, the ONS doesn’t publish figures showing the related “detection rates” – the proportion of these offences for which police have also identified those responsible.
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