Police counter-terrorism stop and searches fall by 12% | UK news | guardian.co.uk

Only 965 arrests were made as a result of 200,444 stop and searches conducted under counter-terrorism powers by police across Britain in the 12 months to September 2009, according to Home Office figures publishedtoday .

The total for stops carried out under section 44 of the Terrorism Act 2000, which does not require any grounds for suspicion, represents a 12% fall over the previous 12 months.

via Police counter-terrorism stop and searches fall by 12% | UK news | guardian.co.uk.

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~ by Gary Austin on February 25, 2010.

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