Scottish Crime Recording Board: crime recording and counting rules

Crime recording and counting rules for the Scottish crime recording standard.

The Scottish crime recording standard and counting rules, which are overseen, approved, maintained and developed by the Scottish crime recording board.


If you have any enquiries relating to Crime and Justice Statistics then please contact us at:


Telephone: 0131 244 5694


Justice Analytics Services (Statistics)
Scottish Government
Area 2-G North
Victoria Quay

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