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Research and Statistics
Metropolitan Police Crime Mapping
Search for information, at local level, on crime in London. Crime information can be shown on a map shaded to show crime rates in each area compared to the average across London, or as text by clicking on the "Text view" tab. You can see what types of crime are committed where.
UK Data Service This link opens in a new window
Description: UK Data Service is a comprehensive resource funded by the ESRC which provides a unified point of access to the extensive range of high quality economic and social data, including valuable census data.
OECD statistics (iLibrary) This link opens in a new window
Description: Online access to view and download OECD statistics to benchmark OECD countries and to explore country statistics in detail.
Subject Scope: Covers business, health, technology, migration, trade, etc
Date Range: Typically 1960 onwards.
Full Text: Yes – download as Excel spreadsheets.
UK Government Departments and Criminal Justice Agencies
College of Policing - Research
A fundamental element of the College's role as a professional body is to be a catalyst for the development and use of knowledge. College works with police forces, policing and crime commissioners, national policing leads and academic partners.
Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Prisons for England and Wales
Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Prisons for England and Wales (HMI Prisons) is an independent inspectorate which reports on conditions for and treatment of those in prison, young offender institutions and immigration detention facilities.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC)
The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) oversees the police complaints system in England and Wales and sets the standards by which the police should handle complaints. It is independent, making its decisions entirely independently of the police and government. It is not part of the police.
London Community Rehabilitation Company
Our role is to manage the majority of offenders under probation supervision. We work alongside the National Probation Service, which manages offenders who have been assessed as presenting high risk of harm to others.
We were formerly known as the London Probation Trust and on 1 February 2015 our ownership transferred to MTCnovo.
The Mayor's Office for Policing And Crime (MOPAC)
MOPAC is headed by the Mayor of London, and is responsible for policing in the capital.
Ministry of Justice Statistics
Statistics published by The Ministry of Justice. 290 searchable statistics on the topic of justice.
The Ministry of Justice is one of the largest government departments. Every year around nine million people use its services in 900 locations across the United Kingdom, including 650 courts and tribunals and 139 prisons in England and Wales.
National Probation Service
The National Probation Service is a statutory criminal justice service that supervises high-risk offenders released into the community.
NPS works with the National Offender Management Service.
NCA - National Crime Agency
We build a single comprehensive picture of serious and organised crime affecting the UK.
The NCA responds on a 24/7 basis, targeting the criminals and groups posing the biggest risks to the UK.
We build a single comprehensive picture of serious and organised crime affecting the UK, drawing on information and intelligence from a wide range of sources, which drives our own and partners' operational activity.