A guest post by Quention Hanley: Roughly two years ago, we pointed out a key feature of crime: its tendency to accelerate as population density increases. This type of behaviour has been observed many times in many parts of the … Continue reading
This has to be done every few months – they are anything but static and become out of data quite quickly. We have added just over 4,000 of them in this update alone ! Here’s one in Scotland – AB10BBP. … Continue reading
Now updated to January 2018. As always and as per the source data, the latest month is incomplete and missing approx half of the transactions.
Gwent Police have now updated their information to include Burglary for January – we need to go back and reload the last few months it was missing, when that information is available. Still no update from City of London Police.
A couple of months ago, we alerted the Home Office to the missing crime data of Gwent Police for which they thanked us and flagged up on their data page a bit later. Basically, missing burglary counts and some other … Continue reading
A few days ago, the Argus newspaper cited our data showing a marked increase in recorded violent crime across Sussex. I just ran a report on our Analysis page and actually, Sussex is far from alone, or even anywhere near … Continue reading
London has 2 Police Forces, the big one, the Metropolitan Police Service and a tiny one, the City of London Police covering the main Financial District known as the City of London. For reasons unknown, the City of London Police … Continue reading
There were a few stories recently in the media about how Police are now officially not investigating shoplifting of items valued under £200. I fully understand the need for a cut-off point in order to focus on crimes that do … Continue reading
Too many people don’t realise that postcodes are ever evolving, new ones being created, deleted and restored. Nothing more irritating than buying a dataset with a missing or non-valid postcode. We always stay up to date on postcodes here, as … Continue reading
How times flies when it’s Christmas ! The Home Office released the November 2017 data early this month, (perhaps as a Christmas present?) so we updated on 22nd December. We also updated our crime postcode radius datasets covering all postcodes … Continue reading