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Crime and victims

How we're keeping crime down and supporting victims

We're the government department responsible for reducing and preventing crime. We 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.

Explore this section:

  • Worried about crime?

    Even as crime rates have declined, many of you are more worried about crime than ever - here are some facts

  • Crime statistics

    We regularly compile and release information on crime in England and Wales- see the latest figures here

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