Open Crime data

Crimes for Great Britain, Boston, San Francisco, Philly, Baton Rouge, Chicago, and Las Vegas

Web Services API

Request base URL

http://opendata.mybluemix.net/crimes?

Parameters

parameter type description
bbox comma-separated decimals
format: left,lower,right,upper
geographic bounding box in EPSG:4326 (lat/lon)
if present, lat/lon/radius are ignored

or
lat decimal latitude
required for lat/lon/radius search
lon decimal longitude
required for lat/lon/radius search
radius decimal search distance from lat/lon in meters
used only for lat/lon/radius search
default: 50

and
stats boolean (true or false) return counts of POI types instead of individual POIs
default: false

 

Query Examples

London

http://opendata.mybluemix.net/crimes?lat=51.5167&lon=-0.0957&radius=200

San Francisco

http://opendata.mybluemix.net/crimes?lat=37.7798&lon=-122.3939&radius=200

Chicago

http://opendata.mybluemix.net/crimes?lat=41.8986&lon=-87.6628&radius=200

Philadelphia

http://opendata.mybluemix.net/crimes?lat=39.9602&lon=-75.1599&radius=300

Baton Rouge

http://opendata.mybluemix.net/crimes?lat=30.4543&lon=-91.1702&radius=600

Las Vegas

http://opendata.mybluemix.net/crimes?lat=36.067&lon=-115.173&radius=800

 

Data set metadata


Baton Rouge

From https://data.brla.gov/Public-Safety/Baton-Rouge-Crime-Incidents/fabb-cnnu.

Contains data since July 1, 2016 up until 1 day before the current date. Updated daily.


Boston

From https://data.cityofboston.gov/Public-Safety/Crime-Incident-Reports-August-2015-To-Date-Source-/fqn4-4qap.

Contains data since August 23, 2016 up to 1 day before the current date. Updated daily.


Chicago

From https://data.cityofchicago.org/Public-Safety/Crimes-2001-to-present/ijzp-q8t2.

Contains data since July 1, 2016 up until 7 days before the current date. Updated daily.


Las Vegas

From https://opendata.lasvegasnevada.gov/Public-Safety/Las-Vegas-Metropolitan-Police-calls-for-service/mapc-ixca.

Contains data since August 1, 2016 up until 7 days before the current date. Updated intermittently.


Philadelphia

From http://data.phila.gov/d/sspu-uyfa.

Contains data since July 1, 2016 up until 1 day before the current date. Updated daily.


San Francisco

From https://data.sfgov.org/Public-Safety/SFPD-Incidents-from-1-January-2003/tmnf-yvry.

Contains data since June 17, 2016 up until two weeks before the current date. Updated daily.


Great Britain

From https://data.police.uk/data/.

Contains data for May through August, 2016. Updated monthly.


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