Official figures from Derbyshire Constabulary show more than 2,054 people were stopped and searched during 2020 – a rate of 197 per 100,000 people.
That was a 10% increase in comparison to 2019’s figures.
The figures reveal the objects police were looking for – from drugs to weapons to stolen goods – but not what they actually found, although they do tell us how many searches led to an arrest.
So what do we know about stop and search in Derbyshire?
Here we reveal everything you need to know.
5. Different ages more likely to be stopped and searched
Those aged 18 - 24 were most likely to be stopped and searched. They made up 33% of recorded incidents.
6. Children stopped and searched
375 children aged between 10 and 17 were stopped and searched, as well as one child aged under 10.
7. White people less likely to be stopped and searched
People who were defined as Black, Asian, mixed race or any other minority ethnicity by officers were six times more likely to be stopped and searched than those who were defined as White.
8. Controlled drugs
Controlled drugs were the reason behind 2,284 searches.