Crime Hotspots

Nick Ross investigates claims that online crime maps will be inaccurate and misleading.

The planned maps will show crimes that have been reported to the police each month, divided into various categories such as serious violent crime, drug offences and theft.

The government is enthusiastic about the plan, but criminologists are dubious.

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Nick Ross investigates claims that online crime maps will be inaccurate and misleading.

The planned maps will show crimes that have been reported to the police each month, divided into various categories such as serious violent crime, drug offences and theft.

The government is enthusiastic about the plan, but criminologists are dubious.