Street level crime (police.uk data)

Openness rating:
Reason: Content of file appeared to be format "CSV" which receives openness score: 3.
★★★★★  Linked data - data URIs and linked to other data (e.g. RDF)
★★★★☆  Linkable data - served at URIs (e.g. RDF)
★★★☆☆  Structured data in open format (e.g. CSV)
★★☆☆☆  Structured data but proprietry format (e.g. Excel)
★☆☆☆☆  Unstructured data (e.g. PDF)
Score updated: 07/02/2016
NII
Crime & Justice

Crime data and neighbourhood policing information from all forces in England and Wales to the Public. This data is what is behind the police.uk website.

The Police API allows you to retrieve information about neighbourhood areas in all 43 English & Welsh police forces. All forces are required to keep this data accurate and up to date, so the API provides a rich and definitive data source for crime statistics at both street and neighourhood level.

The API is implemented as a standard XML REST web service using HTTP GET/POST requests.

The monthly data dumps can be downloaded using URLs structured consistently in the following format: https://data.police.uk/data/archive/[year]-[month].zip However because the data file is over 19 million rows, we also provide Custom CSV Download and JSON API helper interfaces so you can easily access subsets of the data. Generally, we recommend working with one of these interfaces instead of the full data dump.

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Data Package

Download a copy of all of the cached resources for this dataset

ZIP
Download all data (1.9 GB)

Data Resources (2)

JSON
Example API call - Crimes at street-level within a 1 mile radius of a single point.

Additional Links (5)

HTML
police.uk web application
HTML
Changelog - up-to-date list of issues with the data

Additional Information

Added to data.gov.uk 09/02/2010
Theme Crime & Justice
Geographic coverage England, Wales
Update frequency monthly
Temporal granularity month
Themes (secondary) No value
Mandate No value
Temporal coverage No value
Schema/Vocabulary No value
Code list No value
Service Level No value

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