Annual report on Police data quality 2019
Recording and coding of crime and incident reports by Police staff is subject to constant scrutiny. In addition to local assurance checks, key dimensions of data quality are regularly monitored at the national level, as part of a focus on ensuring consistent application of New Zealand Police’s National Recording Standard and case management process. Specific audits of crime recording and coding decisions are also undertaken as part of a comprehensive, national, Data Quality Audit Plan.
This report highlights findings from the 2018/19 Data Quality Audit Plan, covering the period from July 2018 to June 2019.