Crime and victims
How we're keeping crime down and supporting victims
We're the government department responsible for reducing and preventing crime. We are currently reforming the criminal justice system to put the concerns of victims of crime at the heart of the work we do.
In this section you'll get a picture of crime in the UK, information on how we are tackling it and how you can help prevent crime. We also provide information on the help and support we are offering victims of crime.
You can also read more about our plans to reform the Home Office and the criminal justice system.
Explore this section:
Find out how to report a crime, and get help and support if you’ve been a victim of crime
We’re working hard to reduce all types of crime, from alcohol and drug-related crime, to domestic violence and hate crime
Not all crime is preventable, but there are things you can do to protect yourself. Read our tips now