ukpolice is an R package that facilitates retrieving data from the UK police database.. The data provided by the API contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.

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Install from GitHub

Get the crime data with ukp_crime

ukp_crime() draws crimes from within a one mile radius of the location. When no date is specified, it uses the latest month available, which can be found using ukp_last_update().

Example usage

Using leaflet

You can add a popup that displays the crime type using the popup argument in leaflet.

Other use of ukpolice

ukpolice does other things! At the moment other features include:

To see these examples, read the vignette “Getting Started with ukpolice”.

Code of Conduct

Please note that this project is released with a Contributor Code of Conduct. By participating in this project you agree to abide by its terms.