Rewired State: Justice and Home Affairs

March 11, 2010

A traditional hack day with a presentation at around 4.30pm in the Home Office, to Home Office and Ministry of Justice officials.

The Home Office and Ministry of Justice are sponsoring this use of their data out of curiosity as well as to encourage the data owners to think about open data and re-use when compiling statistics and creating sets.

The Home Office are keen to explore the combination of their data with location/localisation, plus the development of tools and services that help people feel safe and confident in their homes and neighbourhoods.

We would plan to kick off between 9 and 10am, as the day is short enough as it is. You might want to do some planning ahead with what you want to create and present on the day.

The data

Home Office data is available at including crime and immigration statistics, anti-social behaviour orders across England and Wales, drug seizures, football banning orders (by club and competition) and police service strength amongst others. MoJ datasets include criminal statistics which record events following arrest, motoring offences, court statistics and prison population statistics:

Data that will be added to the stuff there now includes:

  • Latest quarterly crime stats released on Jan 21
  • Latest quarterly immigration stats to be Feb 25
  • IPCC 2008/2009 complaints against police (possibly)
As well as the information on and whatever else you might want to use


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March 11, 2010 10:00


1a Broadway Street,

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