Crime Type Definitions

Total Notifiable Offences
A combined total of all incidents reported to the Met that result in an offence being recorded.

Homicide
Includes murder, and manslaughter and infanticide. This forms part of the Violence Against the Person category.

Violence Against the Person (Total)
Includes a range of offences from minor offences such as harassment and common assault, to serious offences such as murder, actual bodily harm and grievous bodily harm.

Robbery (Personal)
Robbery (Personal) is where force is used or implied to steal property from a person.

Robbery (Business)
Robbery (Business) is where force is used or implied to steal property from a Business.

Residential Burglary
Residential Burglary is the theft, or attempted theft, from a private residence where access is not authorised. Damage to buildings that appears to have been caused by a person attempting to enter to commit a burglary is also counted as Burglary.

Burglary Other
Burglary is the theft, or attempted theft, from any non-private residence where access is not authorised. Damage to buildings that appears to have been caused by a person attempting to enter to commit a burglary is also counted in this category as a burglary.

Anti-Social Behaviour
Anti-social behaviour is virtually any intimidating or threatening activity that negatively effects quality of life. Most anti-social behaviour falls into the group of street problems, nuisance neighbours or environmental crime. For more information see the Home Office web site.

Most Serious Violence
Serious offences directed at a person, such as murder, actual bodily harm and grievous bodily harm.

Theft Of Motor Vehicle
Theft of motor vehicles.

Theft From Motor Vehicle
Theft of property from motor vehicles.