Race and crime in the United Kingdom
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The relationship between race and crime in the United Kingdom is the subject of academic studies, government surveys, media coverage, and public concern. Under the Criminal Justice Act 1991, section 95, the government collects annual statistics based on race and crime.[n 1]
These statistics have highlighted differences in rates of crime between racial groups, and some commentators have suggested cultural explanations for these differences.
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In 2007, after a series of murders committed by black people, prime minister
The Metropolitan Police Service is one of the few police forces which has collected statistics on