PSNI used stop and search on 25,195 people in Northern Ireland last year during lockdown - here’s what you need to know
We may have been staying indoors more than often but it didn’t stop thousands of people being stopped and searched across Derry City & Strabane last year
Official figures from the Police Service of Northern Ireland shows that more than 25,000 people were stopped and searched during 2020 – a rate of 13 per 1,000 people.
Despite Covid restrictions this was a 5% decrease in comparison to 2019’s figures.
What do we know about stop and search in Derry City & Strabane and Northern Ireland?
Here we reveal everything you need to know.