This request, reference HQ/PA/1535/16, was received on Thursday 12 May 2016, 9:10am.
1. The number of possession of cannabis arrests recorded in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015. 2. The number of possession of cannabis offences and people proceeded against for possession of cannabis in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015. This data should show both the number of offences, and the number of "outcomes" for cannabis possession offences in each year (e.g. fixed penalty notice, caution, charge etc).
Please view the attached response document.
Possession of cannabis offences - data attachment 1 of 1