Drug Related Violent Incidents

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-03-19
Session date: 
March 19, 2014
Reference: 
2014/1671
Question By: 
Kit Malthouse
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

In each of the last 5 years how many violent incidents have been flagged as drug related by the Metropolitan Police?

Answer

Answer for Drug Related Violent Incidents

Answer for Drug Related Violent Incidents

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The figures below show allegations of violent crime where the record shows drugs were either used on the victim, the suspect had taken drugs prior to the offence or the victim had taken drugs prior to the offence.

Feature code

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

Total Allegations of ‘Violent Crime’ *

212898

215338

204853

186716

175476

Drug(s) used on victim

Suspect had taken drugs prior to committing offence

Victim had taken drugs prior to the offence

127

481

162

137

561           197

124  529

219

95

401

203

98

364

150

* Violent crime for the purpose of these figures includes violence against the person, sexual offences and robbery.

*These figures account for where MPS records show that drugs were used on the victim, the suspect had taken drugs prior to committing the offence or the victim had taken drugs prior to the offence.