UNIFORM CRIME REPORT (UCR) STATISTICS
The Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program was conceived in 1929 by the International Association of Chiefs of Police to meet a need for reliable, uniform crime statistics for the nation. In 1930, the FBI was tasked with collecting, publishing, and archiving those statistics, which are submitted by nearly 17,000 local law enforcement agencies throughout the U.S. Many annual statistical publications are produced from this data. To review the national publications, see the UCR section of the FBI's web site.
The information contained in these reports, Uniform Crime Report data, is a monthly breakdown of Part I crimes for which HPD wrote police reports. The data shows the number of reports for the following types of crime: murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, theft, auto theft.
RECENT CRIME MAP
This data represents original crime reports that have been entered into the Houston Police Department’s Record Management System within the last 180 days. The crime data is updated every 30 minutes and represents basic/general information for incidents based on the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report coding system. The crime data contains only Part I crime as defined in the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report. Users are reminded of the following limitations:
- information not yet verified by further investigation.
- information may include mechanical or human error.
- preliminary crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon further investigation.
HPD’s crime data is hosted by Public Engines online at: https://www.crimereports.com
For more analytical options, please see HPD’s crime data hosted at RAIDS Online: https://www.raidsonline.com/
MONTHLY UCR CRIME BY STREET / NEIGHBORHOOD (POLICE BEAT) CRIME STATISTICS
The information contained in these reports is a monthly breakdown of Part I crimes for which HPD wrote police reports. The data are broken down by police districts and beats, and displayed by street name and block number.
CRIME STATISTICS IN MICROSOFT ACCESS DATABASE AND MICROSOFT EXCEL SPREADSHEET
The UCR Data by street is provided here monthly in Microsoft Access databases and Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. The files should be downloaded and saved to your computer for viewing, searching, etc. You must have Microsoft Access or Microsoft Excel installed on your computer to view these files. If you do not have Access or Excel, you can view the same information in a different format by visiting the Neighborhood (Police Beat) Crime Statistics area (see above section). Each month's stats are posted approximately 4-8 weeks from the end of the month.
NEIGHBORHOOD (POLICE BEAT) CRIME STATISTICS
The UCR data contained in these reports, is presented in a monthly breakdown of Part I crimes for which HPD wrote police reports. The data is furthered broken down by police districts and beats and shows reports of the following types of crimes:
- Aggravated assault
- Auto theft
In order to obtain the information, you will need to determine which area of the city you wish to research. Here are the steps you need to follow:
- Step One
Choose the area of Houston you wish to research from the clickable, graphic map below or from the list.
- Step Two
Once you have chosen a general area, you will be presented with a district map and you will need to choose a specific beat. Each beat is described in detail, with general street boundaries and landmarks / neighborhoods, ZIP codes that are within that beat, a detailed map, and a text description of the boundaries of the beat.
- Step Three
After choosing the month to view, you will be presented with a table containing the stats for the below crimes for which we wrote police reports in the selected beat and month. The table will show the type of offense, date and time, district and beat, premise* code of the location, block numbers and street name. For privacy reasons, exact addresses are not shown, only the hundred blocks. Each month's statistics are posted by the end of the following month
* premise codes - identify type of location where crime occurred (apartment complex, parking lot, etc) click here for complete list
|Select an area from the list:
- The Houston Police Department does not recommend raw data comparisons be made between police beats. This web site does not provide a comparative analysis of the various beats.
- If you plan to print out the crime statistic tables, for best results, choose the "landscape" orientation from the properties menu in your printer dialogue box.
- ZIP code boundaries and police beat boundaries do not correspond. ZIP code boundaries may overlap beat boundaries and there may be several beats within several ZIP codes and vice versa. ZIP codes are provided only as a reference.
- Each month's statistics are posted by the end of the following month