Community Safety Resources

Community Safety Resources

The Research Branch of the county council’s Business Intelligence service use a range of resources in our crime and community safety research. Some of these are open data sources (publically accessible) and others have restricted access.  Below you will find links to a range of open data sources that we use often.

Cambridgeshire Insight Interactive Crime Reporting

Cambridgeshire Insight offers data visualisation solution to local police data. Users are able to view local crime statics and there is also the functionality of producing instant crime reports at both ward and lower super output area (LSOA) level.

You can access this Interactive Reporting via the ‘Data Tools’ option in the main menu.

The Crime Survey of England and Wales (CSEW)

Formally known as the British Crime Survey, this survey uses the responses of households and individuals on a range of issues.  It provides insight into attitudes towards crime, perceptions of crime and safety, estimates of the magnitude of under-reported crimes. 

Police Data

Data and maps of criminal incidents by type and local authority for England Wales and Northern Ireland, down to street level, is available from the following website.

Office of National Statistics

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has a huge range of data available from a range of sources, including census data from population figures to breakdowns in dwelling numbers and types, and statistics on the types of vehicles people drive.