Crime rate per tube line
Request ID: FOI-1584-2021
Date published: 24 November 2020
I would like to request information about the total number of reported crimes on each underground line per week between weeks 28/09/20 - 08/11/20. Please would you be able to give a total number of crimes for each day of the week.
TfL Ref: FOI-1584-2021
Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 10th November 2020 asking for information about crime on the London Underground.
Your request has been considered in accordance with the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act and our information access policy.
Specifically you asked:
“I would like to request information about the total number of reported crimes on each underground line per week between weeks 28/09/20 - 08/11/20. Please would you be able to give a total number of crimes for each day of the week.”
TfL does not hold the requested information. This data is held by the British Transport Police (BTP). While the BTP do pass such data to TfL, we have not yet been passed data for the period in question. You can submit a Freedom of Information request directly to the BTP via its website here:
Note that TfL publishes a regular crime bulletin that may be of interest to you - published online here:
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FOI Case Officer
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Transport for London
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