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FOI2019/05358 Annex A

Please note this data is based on a search to return all crimes where the premises have been marked as "school" or "educational".

 

Weapons in schools
Crime FY 2017/18  FY 2018/19  FY 2019/20* 
Having an article with a blade or point in a public place
Having an article with a blade or point on school premises 8
Possession of offensive weapon on school premises other than with a blade
Possession of offensive weapon without lawful authority or reasonable excuse  3
Possession of other offensive weapon on school premises
Threaten with a blade of sharply pointed article on a school premises
Threaten with an offensive weapon on school premises

 

Weapons in schools
 Type of weapon FY 2017/2018  FY 2018/2019  FY 2019/2020*
Bladed instrument 3
Chain
Fidget spinner with spike
Knife 18  12 
Knuckle duster
 Knuckleduster
 Scissors

 

Weapons in schools
Age of suspect (in years) FY 2017/2018  FY 2018/2019  FY 2019/2020* 
6
8
9 1
10
11
12
13
14 2
15 
16
17
19
39
Unknown

 

 

Weapons in schools
Outcome FY 2017/2018  FY 2018/2019  FY 2019/2020*  
1) Charged / Summonsed
2) Caution - youths
8) Community resolution
10) Not in public interest (police) 
11) prosecution prevented - suspect under age
15) Evidential difficulties prevent further action; victim supports police action
16) Evidential difficulties prevent further action: victim does not support police action 0
18) Investigation complete - no suspect identified
20) Other agency dealing
21) Further inv NIPI Pol 0 0
22) Diversionary, educational or intervention activity being undertaken  0  0  1
Under investigation 

 

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