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The relationship between '''race and crime''' is the subject of academic studies, government surveys, media coverage, and public concern. In the [[United Kingdom]], under the Criminal Justice Act 1991, section 95, the government collects annual statistics based on race and crime.<ref>[http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1991/53/section/95 Criminal Justice Act 1991 – Section 95]. legislation.gov.uk. Retrieved 27 September 2010.</ref><ref>Marsh and Melville, p.&nbsp;166.</ref>{{#tag:ref|Responsibility for this moved from the [[Home Office]] to the [[Ministry of Justice (United Kingdom)|Ministry of Justice]] following changes in May 2007.<ref>[http://rds.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/section951.html Criminal Justice Act 1991 – Section 95]. [[Home Office]]. Retrieved 27 September 2010. [http://web.archive.org/web/20070609124504/http://rds.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/section951.html Archived] by the [[Internet Archive]] on 9 June 2007.</ref>|group= n}}
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In [[criminology]], the relationship between '''[[race]] and [[crime]]''' is the subject of academic studies, government surveys, media coverage, and public concern. In the [[United Kingdom]], under the Criminal Justice Act 1991, section 95, the government collects annual statistics based on race and crime.<ref>[http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1991/53/section/95 Criminal Justice Act 1991 – Section 95]. legislation.gov.uk. Retrieved 27 September 2010.</ref><ref>Marsh and Melville, p.&nbsp;166.</ref>{{#tag:ref|Responsibility for this moved from the [[Home Office]] to the [[Ministry of Justice (United Kingdom)|Ministry of Justice]] following changes in May 2007.<ref>[http://rds.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/section951.html Criminal Justice Act 1991 – Section 95]. [[Home Office]]. Retrieved 27 September 2010. [http://web.archive.org/web/20070609124504/http://rds.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/section951.html Archived] by the [[Internet Archive]] on 9 June 2007.</ref>|group= n}}
   
 
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[Hate crime]]
 
*[[Hate crime]]
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*[[Immigration and crime]]
 
*[[Institutional racism]]
 
*[[Institutional racism]]
 
*[[Racial profiling]]
 
*[[Racial profiling]]

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In criminology, the relationship between race and crime is the subject of academic studies, government surveys, media coverage, and public concern. In the United Kingdom, under the Criminal Justice Act 1991, section 95, the government collects annual statistics based on race and crime.[1][2][n 1]

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  1. Responsibility for this moved from the Home Office to the Ministry of Justice following changes in May 2007.[3]

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  1. Criminal Justice Act 1991 – Section 95. legislation.gov.uk. Retrieved 27 September 2010.
  2. Marsh and Melville, p. 166.
  3. Criminal Justice Act 1991 – Section 95. Home Office. Retrieved 27 September 2010. Archived by the Internet Archive on 9 June 2007.

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