‘Drunk and disorderly’ figures drop by 75%

A document from the Metropolitan Police shows that only 5,472 people were arrested for being drunk and disorderly in 2010. This compares to more than 20,000 in the year 2001, and is part of a steady decline in cases… despite what the Daily Mail might have you believe.

View the document here:

http://www.met.police.uk/foi/pdfs/disclosure_2011/april/2011040000515.pdf

View the full online Metropolitan Police FOI disclosure log here:

http://www.met.police.uk/foi/disclosure/disclosure_log.htm

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