Core business data

This section contains data from the Core business inspection report.

Data files

Core business data (Microsoft Excel) (Spreadsheet)

Core business data (Open data spreadsheet) (Spreadsheet)

Core business force-by-force details (Microsoft Excel) (Spreadsheet)

Core business force-by-force details (Open data spreadsheet) (Spreadsheet)


An online survey, conducted by YouGov, a market research agency, which was completed by 19,404 people and explored their expectations of how the police would respond to a number of different crime and anti-social behaviour scenarios.

Please note: the Core Business report is referred to below as the Making Best Use of Police Time report.

YouGov survey results (Microsoft Excel) (Spreadsheet)

YouGov survey results (Open data spreadsheet) (Spreadsheet)

Focus groups

HMIC asked DUCKFoOT Ltd to carry out research to assess the public’s perceptions and expectations of the incidence and nature of police attendance in different areas of the country.

DUCKFoOT research results (PDF) (PDF document)