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 Thursday, 9 January, 2003, 14:48 GMT
Gun crime and your area
Gun crime has risen by over a third during the last year. To see how your area has been affected check the table below.

Police force Gun crime 2001-2002 Gun crime 2000-2001
Avon & Somerset 131 101
Bedfordshire 82 48
Cambridgeshire 49 31
Cheshire 50 44
Cleveland 24 16
Cumbria 9 13
Derbyshire 58 72
Devon & Cornwall 50 64
Dorset 34 14
Durham 19 18
Essex 98 77
Gloucestershire 45 23
Greater Manchester 1,361 964
Hampshire 58 49
Hertfordshire 69 36
Humberside 63 69
Kent 60 109
Lancashire 103 59
Leicestershire 71 58
Lincolnshire 22 24
City of London 5 5
Merseyside 299 278
Metropolitan 4,192 2,817
Norfolk 26 20
Northamptonshire 55 40
Northumbria 86 99
North Yorkshire 28 9
Nottinghamshire 204 157
South Yorkshire 170 129
Staffordshire 116 115
Suffolk 15 22
Surrey 40 52
Sussex 155 110
Thames Valley 267 198
Warwickshire 53 39
West Mercia 54 38
West Midlands 1,289 887
West Yorkshire 332 335
Wiltshire 26 13
Dyfed Powys 26 26
Gwent 18 11
North Wales 6 6
South Wales 56 67
Total 9,974 (7,362) 9,974 7,362


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