Using the Heatmap

November 26th, 2019

The leading crime and postcode data research and analysis platform

Revisions coming through – Hampshire Constabulary

November 16th, 2019

An eagle-eyed customer of ours noticed something was adrift with Hampshire Constabulary’s ASB monthly totals from April 2018 – basically, they appear to be several times lower than before. I got in touch directly with Hampshire and they agreed. As soon as the revisions are posted to – we can go back and revise.

It’s a good example of why it’s important to make crime data open – because mistakes happen and errors are more likely to be seen and corrected when the data is visible.


New features and updates

November 5th, 2019

Here at UKCrimeStats, each month we don’t just update monthly crime data, but also property prices and corporate and commercial ownership data of property. Every few months, when the data is available, we update postcodes and boundaries. Less often than that, we would update energy, broadband data. We anticipate bringing road accident data forward shortly.

You can track our updates on this page.

In the meantime, we are always looking to do something new – so by popular request, we are bringing in crime heatmaps to work across every shape – constituency, ward, postcode sector etc. so you can just see at a glance where the distribution of reported geolocated crime is and is not in a known area.