Crime Figures (Text Only) - Tower Hamlets

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February 2014 February 2013
Tower Hamlets MPS Total Tower Hamlets MPS Total
Total Crimes 1,841 52,347 2,019 57,157
Homicide 1 8 0 6
Violence Against the Person (Total) 509 12,185 410 10,463
Rape 10 370 6 244
Other Sexual 18 489 21 479
Robbery (Total) 96 1,922 103 2,386
Robbery (Person) 89 1,776 98 2,210
Robbery (Business) 7 146 5 176
Burglary (Total) 186 6,797 228 7,795
Burglary Residential 103 4,435 121 5,341
Burglary Non-Residential 83 2,362 107 2,454
Gun Crime 5 139 9 148
Motor Vehicle Crime 215 6,478 203 7,183
Domestic Crime 180 4,454 128 3,481
Racist & Religious Hate Crime 22 624 31 629
Homophobic Crime 3 93 6 58
Anti-Semitic Crime 0 14 0 11
Islamophobic Crime 1 19 3 21

Glossary

Total Crimes

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Total Notifiable Offences (TNO) is a count of all offences which are statutorily notifiable to the Home Office. Read our crime prevention advice.

Homicide

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Includes offences of Murder, Manslaughter, Corporate Manslaughter and Infanticide.

Violence Against the Person (Total)

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Includes a range of offences including Murder, Harassment, Common Assault, Actual Bodily Harm, Grievous Bodily Harm, Possession of Offensive Weapon (with intent) and Other Violence.

Rape

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Rape of a male or female.

Other Sexual

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All other sexual offences including Indecent Assault and Unlawful (under age) Sexual Intercourse.

Robbery (Total)

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Theft with the use of force or a threat of force. Both personal and commercial robbery are included. Read our crime prevention advice.

Robbery (Person)

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A crime is categorised as a robbery where force is threatened or used to steal property. Snatch theft is not included.

Robbery (Business)

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A crime is categorised as a robbery where force is threatened or used to steal property. Snatch theft is not included.

Burglary (Total)

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Burglary is the theft, or attempted theft, from a building/premises where access is not authorised. Damage to a building/premises that appears to have been caused by a person attempting to enter to commit a burglary, is also counted as burglary. Residential and commercial burglaries are distinguished by the function of the building. Read our crime prevention advice.

Burglary Residential

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Residential Burglary is the theft, or attempted theft, from a building/premises (that is fit for habitation) where access is not authorised. Damage to buildings/premises that appears to have been caused by a person attempting to enter to commit a burglary is also counted as burglary. Read our crime prevention advice.

Burglary Non-Residential

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Non-Residential Burglary is the theft, or attempted theft, from a building where access is not authorised. The building is not fit or intended for habitation e.g. a commercial property. Damage to buildings that appears to have been caused by a person attempting to enter to commit a burglary is also counted as burglary. Read our crime prevention advice.

Gun Crime

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Gun Crime is crime (Violence Against the Person, Robbery, Burglary and Sexual Offences) in which guns are used. A gun is taken to be involved in an offence if it is fired, used as a blunt instrument to cause injury to a person, or used as a threat. Where the victim is convinced of the presence of a firearm, even if it is concealed, and there is evidence to of the suspect's intention to create this impression, then the incident counts. Both real, and fake firearms, and air weapons are counted within this category.

Motor Vehicle Crime

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Includes Theft Of and From Vehicles. Criminal damage to vehicles and vehicle interference/tampering are not included. Criminal damage to vehicles is counted within Criminal Damage and interference/tampering are counted in the Theft Category. Read our vehicle crime prevention advice.

Domestic Crime

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A Domestic Offence is any offence of threatening behaviour, violence or abuse (psychological, physical, sexual, financial or emotional) between adults who are or who have been intimate partners or family members, regardless of gender. For more information visit the Community Safety Unit.

Racist & Religious Hate Crime

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A Racist & Religious Hate Crime Offence is any incident which is perceived to be racist by the victim or any other person, or any offence where the offender demonstrates hostility based on the victim’s membership of a racial or religious group. For more information visit the Community Safety Unit.

Homophobic Crime

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A Homophobic Offence is any offence which is perceived to be homophobic by the victim or any other person, that is intended to impact upon those known or perceived to be lesbian, gay, or bisexual. For more information visit the Community Safety Unit.

Anti-Semitic Crime

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An Anti-Semitic Offence is any offence which is perceived to be Anti-Semitic by the victim or any other person, that is intended to impact upon those known or perceived to be Jewish.

Islamophobic Crime

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An Islamophobic Offence is any offence which is perceived to be Islamophobic by the victim or any other person, that is intended to impact upon those known or perceived to be Muslim.