Online crime reporting (FOI)
Online crime reporting (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 02 August 2019.
Prepared internally, no external costs.
Does your force have an online system for reporting crime? If yes, when was the online system implemented?
If you do have an online system for reporting crime, what categories of crime are the public able to report (please list the categories as they appear on the website)?
Does each crime report submitted online directly generate a record of a crime? If not what are the steps to a crime record being created?
Does each crime report submitted generate a call-back requirement for the force?
How many crimes have been reported online in the three years 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2019 or for the period since the online reporting system was launched. (Please break down the number of crimes reported by calendar month)
Yes. February 2014.
Anything can be reported online. There are no presented categories.
No. The online report is received by the Desktop Services / Control Room Team and if the report amounts to a crime, a crime report is created. Not all reports amount to a crime.
Further information on how a crime is recorded is available at the following link:
Counting rules for recorded crime
No. The reporting person can specify if they want to be contacted or not and by whatever means, for example by e-mail or phone. Normally the reporting person is re-contacted for further information.
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