1,000 Kids Under 10 Subject To Police Stop-And-Search In UK – Report – 1 July 2014

RT logoPolicing powers are under scrutiny as government figures reveal more than 1,000 children in England and Wales under the age of 10 have been subject to stop and search over the last five years

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Children found that 22 police forces had carried out 1,136 stop and searches on children under the age of criminal responsibility between 2009 and 2013.

The report is based on unpublished data that was requested from 46 police forces during an 18 month inquiry into the relationship between children and the police.

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