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Central Statistics Office. (2014) Garda recorded crime statistics 2008-2012. Cork: Central Statistics Office.

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There were 16,453 recorded Controlled drug offences (ICCS 10) in 2012, a decrease of 7.0% since 2011. The number of drug offences had decreased every year since 2008. In 2012, over 70% of recorded offences in this group were Possession of drugs for personal use (ICCS 1022) offences. See table 10.1 and figure 10.1.
The overall detection rate for this group in 2012 was 98.6%. Drug offences have high detection rates due to the fact that a suspected offender is generally present when the incident becomes known to the Gardaí.
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Place of Publication:Cork
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