Crime Mapper is a website which displays local crime information, allowing you to , allowing you to find out what crime or anti-social behaviour has happened near you.
Getting crime information
Enter your postcode, town or street name to get street-level crime and outcomes maps and data, and details of your local policing team and beat meetings. Access the Crime Mapper website at:
You can also find out whether your area has higher crime levels than the national average.
What crime is displayed on the maps?
The website will display:
- vehicle crime,
- violent crime,
- public disorder and weapons,
- criminal damage and arson,
- other theft,
- other crime.
The site also displays anti-social behaviour.
The Crime Mapper site was updated in May 2012 to include "Justice Outcomes", the site will show outcomes ranging from ‘no further action taken’ through to court results.
The service is maintained solely by the Home Office using information provided by partners in the criminal justice system.
What do the dots on the map represent?
Each dot marks the approximate location of where a crime or incidence of anti-social behaviour has occurred. To ensure privacy of individuals, incidents of crime or anti-social behaviour are mapped to a point on, or near, the street where it happened, rather than the actual location itself - this is referred to as a ‘safe location’.
How often is the site updated?
The data and maps are updated monthly with statistics from the previous month. You should expect to see new statistics on the site by the 25th of every month.
How do I view the Crime mapper website?
The address for the Crime Mapper website is www.police.uk. Visit this site and type in your postcode to see crime statistics for your area.