About the reports
These reports provide access to Recorded Crime Victims Statistics (RCVS) and Recorded Crime Offenders Statistics (RCOS) and Demand and Activity data produced by New Zealand Police.
All reports and data linked from this page are Crown copyright ©, but reuseable under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence. Further details on reuse and copyright.
On 30 November 2016 NZ Police launched policedata.nz to provide easy access to Police crime data through a number of interactive reports that can be accessed from this page. Data are updated in these reports on the last working day of every month.
On 31 October 2017 policedata.nz was enhanced by changing the technology to use HTML instead of Flash, thereby making the reports accessible to more devices.
Links to available reports are provided above. Police intends rolling out more reports over time.
These reports are designed to support partners and communities to access Police data to help inform their planning, decision-making and policy development. The reports may also be of interest to media, researchers and others.
The data sets behind the policedata.nz reports have been designed in consultation with Statistics NZ, who continues to work with Police, as it does with all government agencies who publish official statistics, to provide oversight and advice regarding the statistics they produce.
Police has also consulted with the office of the Privacy Commissioner to ensure privacy issues were properly considered and addressed. The reports above contain anonymised data. In accessing the data, you should not to attempt to re-identify individuals or speculate on the identity of individuals. Police reminds you of your obligations under the Privacy Act to protect the privacy of individuals.
For any questions about these reports please email.