Local Crime Map
This app displays a map of the most recent crimes in a given location. This allows you to quickly see the type and level of local crimes. Twelve months of historical data are also displayed, showing the trend over the year.
The calendar can also be investigated to show the crime levels and locations for each month.
Beat the Burglar
Keep track of your home security with 'Beat the Burglar' by Evander. Answer a few simple questions and you'll get a customised report with helpful recommendations to improve your home security.
Evander analyse official crime data, taking into account your local neighbourhood risk factors, to assess whether your home is at risk. If the report suggests your home is at risk you can request a callback from Evander for a professional evaluation.
Available for: iPhone, iPod.
Local Crimes Demonstrator
This app focusses on displaying crime summaries and details in Local Authority Wards.
The app also tries to show local crime “hotspots”, by calculating and displaying total crimes within 1 kilometre squares across the selected Local Authority.
The app draws its data directly, in real time, from data.police.uk, and so will automatically update as new data are released.
Features in the app include:
- Interactive thematic maps of total crimes in Wards and 1 kilometre grid squares.
- Charts showing breakdowns of categories of crimes.
- Colour-coded maps of individual crimes.
Ever wondered what crimes are going on around you? Looking to buy a house and want information on how safe the neighbourhood is? Just interested in what is going on around you or want to connect with your local Police Force? Well, this is the App for you!
- Crime Map, showing the area around you along with all crimes in the most recent month.
- Summary of crimes for the month, including comparison with national averages.
- See details of your local Police team, including contact details, team members and any meetings due in the community.
- Get up to the minute news for your local Police force.
- Share crime details by email.
- View maps in map, satellite or hybrid formats.
- View crime data for previous months.
- Share crime statistics via email.
- Search for any location within England and Wales.
- Powerful filtering to show only the crime categories you are interested in seeing.
Crime Sounds gives you a sense of crime around your current location by enhancing your hearing with a cinematic “soundscape”.
All crimes within a range of 50 meters are used to generate a specific soundtrack. The volume of four different instruments is controlled by the category and the amount of crimes within the close range, all other crimes are muted. Crime Sounds accesses all crime data published by the UK Police forces for England and Wales.
Crime Locator is a free Samsung bada application that allows the user to find crime scene locations near their current position all around England and Wales. Having this information the user can pick a safe location to leave their car or choose the safe path to walk home by night.
The application can work in automatic mode, in which crime scene locations are downloaded without interaction when the user moves further than 1 mile from previous location. Alternatively, the crime scenes location can be downloaded via the menu.
Available for: Samsung bada devices OS version 1.2+
Searching for a new house is never easy, especially if you're moving to a new area which you know nothing about, but FINDaPAD brings together all Estate Agents listings in your chosen area, making the process a whole lot easier.
FINDaPAD is quick and easy to use, simply enter a post code, place name or even use your phone's location to find out all you need to know. From local amenities such as doctor's surgeries, pubs and restaurants to local crime statistics and house price trends, it's all in one app.
There's also a route planner to get you from where you are now to your chosen property, using your phone.
Bobbies lets you access all the crime data published by the UK Police forces. It updates each month, and allows you to see what the crime level is in each neighbourhood within England and Wales. You can view the overall crime rate, or drill down and see the level for each specific type of crime. In the future, you will also be able to view crimes on each individual street.
As well as crime data, you can also access details about the police force in your local neighbourhood. You can get the phone number, email address and website of your neighbourhood policing team, so you can contact them directly. You can also keep informed about events that are happening around you, so you can go and meet your policing team face to face.
Surrey Police Beat
Surrey Police notches up a UK – if not world – first with the launch of a trailblazing mobile phone application enabling users to engage with their local neighbourhood teams.
The interactive smart phone app allows people to see on a map what their Safer Neighbourhood officers are working on as well as giving them the opportunity to vote on their policing priorities. Among a whole host of other features, users will also be able to find details about their local neighbourhood officers and how to contact them along with information about local events.
Following a successful trial by police staff and officers in Runnymede, the app is now available for free public download from the Apple iPhone App Store and will soon be available on the Google Android market. It can currently only be used in the pilot area but a County wide roll out will follow.
Imagine if you could see reported crimes that have happened around you recently! The Crime Finder iPhone application uses the latest crime statistics and Augmented Reality to give you a visual sense of crime all around you.
Using the GPS, camera and compass on your phone, it gives you a view of your surroundings in real-time whilst overlaying crime incidents for streets in England and Wales using a colourful key of icons.
Available for: iPhone, iPod, iPad.
Crime Map UK
A free iPhone and iPad app showing where crime and anti-social behaviour is occurring. Browse the map to determine crime hot spots and safe areas. Zoom in get details of the specific crimes. See how your area compares to the national average.
Available for: iPhone, iPod, iPad.
Crime Spy UK
An iPhone application showing crime and neighbourhood information for your current location.
Available for: iPhone, iPod, iPad.
An Android application for showing crime data in your area.
Available for Android phones and tablets.
A crime ranking platform for neighbourhoods, police forces and streets with maps, analysis and reports.
Answers questions like:
- Which of the 43 Police Forces has the highest or lowest crime rate in which month and how do they rank against one another?
- Where does my neighbourhood rank in the Neighbourhood Crime League table?
Developed by the Economic Policy Centre.
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