The Crime section is based on police reported incidents of crime in Gloucestershire. Regional and national figures are provided by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Police recording practice is governed by the Home Office - Police Recorded Crime in England and Wales Counting Rules, and the National Crime Recording Standard (NCRS).



Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC)
Crime and Policing Comparator
The Crime and Policing Comparator allows you to compare data on recorded crime and anti-social behaviour (ASB), quality of service, finances and workforce numbers for all police forces in England and Wales. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) validates and publishes this data, which is submitted by police forces. You can use the four interactive charts provided to choose the forces and data you’re interested in and then generate your own graphs.

Home Office
Crime and policing in England, Wales and Northern Ireland website providing Open Government Licence monthly crime data from the Home Office.

Counting rules for recorded crime website providing guidance on how crimes are classified by the Police. This is provided under the Open Government Licence from the Home Office.

Office for National Statistics
Crime and Justice Figures
Figures on crime levels and trends for England and Wales based primarily on two sets of statistics: the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) and police recorded crime data. Annual statistics concentrate on the flow of young people (aged 10-17) through the Youth Justice System in England and Wales.

University College London (UCL)
Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science
Based at University College London (UCL), the UCL Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science is the first Institute in the world devoted to Crime Science. Research is concentrated on new ways to cut crime and increase security, drawing upon UCL's vast experience in related disciplines, including architecture, economics, engineering, geography, medicine, psychology, statistics and town planning


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