Title: Recorded Crime in Scotland
Description: This bulletin presents statistics on crimes and offences recorded and cleared up by the police in Scotland, disaggregated by crime/offence group and by local authority.
Latest developments: The Scottish Crime Recording Board is currently consulting users on how the Official Statistics on recorded crime and related topics are presented. The consultation closes on the 30th of November and users can respond at the following link and the main document can be found here
Counting Rules: The crimes and offences data included in the Recorded Crime in Scotland bulletins are recorded according to the Scottish Crime Recording Standard.
User Guide to Recorded Crime Statistics in Scotland: The user guide for the Recorded Crime in Scotland statistical bulletin series can be accessed here.
Framework of Assurance: The Framework of Assurance for the Recorded Crime in Scotland bulletin series can be accessed here.
Quality Assurance Process: The quality assurance process for the Recorded Crime in Scotland bulletin series can be accessed here.
Scottish Crime Recording Board: Information on the role of the Crime Recording Board and associated documentation can be accessed here.
Recorded Crime: Comparability of Police Scotland and Legacy Force Data: The report of the technical comparability exercise of the recorded crime data supplied by the police can be accessed here.
Classification of Crimes and Offences: The full classification of crimes and offences used in the Recorded Crime in Scotland bulletin series can be accessed here.
Data Sources and Suitability: The Recorded Crime in Scotland Data Sources and Suitability document can be accessed here.
User Consultation 2015: The results of the latest user consultation, which ran from 14 April 2015 until 19 June 2015, have been published and can be accessed here.
User Consultation 2014: The results of the 2014 user consultation, open from 4 April 2014 until the 9 May 2014, can be accessed here.
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