Relaunched crime map includes ‘public buildings’ – including schools and universities

The relaunched Police.uk crime website includes a new feature which allows you to find details of crimes near schools, universities and colleges.

Type in the name of an institution and you’ll get a map around that area. But if you want to see crimes specifically around that place zoom in and click on some numbers until you get one that says “On Or Near Further/Higher Educational Building” or similar.

The raw data (by force) is available in the upper right corner under the ‘data’ link.

More promisingly, there are plans to include arrest and sentencing data.

About Paul Bradshaw

Founder of Help Me Investigate. I'm a visiting professor at City University London's School of Journalism, and run an MA in Online Journalism at Birmingham City University. I publish the Online Journalism Blog, and am the co-author of the Online Journalism Handbook and Magazine Editing (3rd edition). I have a particular interest in Freedom of Information and data journalism.
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