Crime Statistics System (ME): Dataset Documentation

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Details of MEPO 36/10
Reference:MEPO 36/10
Title:
Crime Statistics System (ME): Dataset Documentation
Description: Documentation which accompanies the Crime Statistics System (ME). This collection of documentation consists of 306 documents, including: A selection of registered files from the Metropolitan Police's DP series of files. They relate to the work of the Department of Computing Services (DCS) and its successor, the Department of Technology, in regard to the Crime Statistics System: in particular, the conversion from the MC to the ME System, subsequent changes to the ME System, and changes to the system for inputting data used by G10 Branch and its successor, Performance Information Bureau (PIB); Crime report forms and procedures; Documents originally supplied to the National Digital Archive of Datasets (NDAD) by the Metropolitan Police to explain some of the codes used in the ME System datasets, including a list of codes used for local authorities; lists of codes for Metropolitan Police divisions and stations; lists of codes used in the schemes for classifying crimes employed by the Home Office and the Metropolitan Police; and a list of Home Office crime classification codes employed in the CRIS System; Program files transferred to NDAD with the ME System datasets, which were used by NDAD in the processing and validation of the data; Two data dictionary files relating to the ME System, transferred to NDAD with the ME System datasets; Other COBOL and SCL programs transferred to NDAD with the ME System datasets, together with two text files relating to the programs.
Date: 1990-1997
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in The National Archives CRDA/1/DD
Legal status: Public Record
Access conditions: Open on Transfer

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