Crime & Community Safety

Quality of Life in Warwickshire – Key Messages 2015/16

Posted on 24th August 2016 by

The Quality of Life Key Messages report is now available. The report, produced by the Warwickshire Observatory’s Research Team in the Performance Business Unit, provides a snapshot of how quality of life in Warwickshire compares with elsewhere and shows the trends over time in factors which contribute to the quality of life for Warwickshire residents. […]

Business Crime in Warwickshire

Posted on 26th July 2016 by

Business crime features as a priority for the new Warwickshire Police Crime Commissioner, has averaged just under 553 offences per month reported within the county and is acknowledged by Warwickshire Community Safety Partnership as a cross-cutting theme within their CSP priorities. But what exactly is business crime? The Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO), together with […]

How do you perceive crime in your local area?

Posted on 21st June 2016 by

Are you worried about being a victim of cybercrime? Do you feel safe walking around your local area? The infographic below provides a sneak peek at some of our results so far, from the ‘crime’ questions in the Living in Warwickshire survey.  If you haven’t yet responded to the survey, then please don’t miss this […]

Business Crime Analysis Brief

Posted on 14th November 2014 by

Business Crime is defined as “Any criminal offence that is committed against a person or property that is motivated by the connection of that person or property to a business.” Our team have produced a short brief focusing on business crime which is also one of the Warwickshire Police and Crime Commissioner’s priorities in the aligned Community […]

Warwickshire Observatory Summer Newsletter!

Posted on 5th September 2014 by

We have just published our latest newsletter which provides an overview of some of the projects we are working on and links to further details where they are available.   As always, we welcome feedback so please let us know what you think.  If you would like more regular updates just enter your email address […]

Cybercrime Analysis Brief

Posted on 18th August 2014 by

Although overall crime is reducing in Warwickshire, it is thought that cybercrime has been on the increase for years as more and more people are now carrying out their day to day transactions online and an increasing number of companies are using the internet to successfully run their businesses. Experts report that cybercrime continues to increase […]

Analysis of Domestic Burglary in Warwickshire

Posted on 14th August 2014 by

Recorded domestic burglary offences have reduced by almost half for England and Wales over the last 10 years. While this is a very positive statistic, there are still close to 230,000 domestic burglaries taking place each year and for those who are victims of these offences it remains a very distressing crime. This brief examines […]

Crime in Rural Areas in Warwickshire

Posted on 23rd July 2014 by

Crime in rural areas in Warwickshire has been analysed in an attempt to understand what crime in a rural area is and whether certain crime types are increasing or reducing in these rural areas, and what is being done to tackle it. The report examines rural locations in Warwickshire by output area only. Rural locations account […]

Warwickshire Police and Crime Plan and Community Safety Agreement 2014 – 2017

Posted on 2nd July 2014 by

  The Observatory have contributed and helped to produce the new aligned Warwickshire Police and Crime Plan and Community Safety Agreement. It is believed it is the first of its kind in the country! The document shows how Warwickshire agencies will work together to tackle crime and improve community safety.   Find the full report […]

Warwickshire Key Statistics – Victims of Crime

Posted on 27th May 2014 by

A report of Warwickshire Key Statistics – Victims of Crime has been produced for the Office of the Police Crime Commissioner. The report examines Warwickshire victim data for the period of 1st April 2013 to 31st March 2014 which includes key findings from an analysis of Warwickshire Police and various victim support based agencies’ data. The report provides an analysis […]