Outcomes for a specific crime

Returns the outcomes (case history) for the specified crime. Crime ID is 64-character identifier, as returned by other API methods.

Note: Outcomes are not available for the Police Service of Northern Ireland.

Example request


Example response

    "crime": {
        "category": "violent-crime", 
        "persistent_id": "590d68b69228a9ff95b675bb4af591b38de561aa03129dc09a03ef34f537588c", 
        "location_subtype": "", 
        "location_type": "Force", 
        "location": {
            "latitude": "52.639814", 
            "street": {
                "id": 883235, 
                "name": "On or near Sanvey Gate"
            "longitude": "-1.139118"
        "context": "", 
        "month": "2017-05", 
        "id": 56880258
    "outcomes": [
            "category": {
                "code": "under-investigation", 
                "name": "Under investigation"
            "date": "2017-05", 
            "person_id": null
            "category": {
                "code": "formal-action-not-in-public-interest", 
                "name": "Formal action is not in the public interest"
            "date": "2017-06", 
            "person_id": null

Response description

Tag Description
outcomes A list of categories and dates of each outcome.

Code Name
awaiting-court-result Awaiting court outcome
court-result-unavailable Court result unavailable
unable-to-proceed Court case unable to proceed
local-resolution Local resolution
no-further-action Investigation complete; no suspect identified
deprived-of-property Offender deprived of property
fined Offender fined
absolute-discharge Offender given absolute discharge
cautioned Offender given a caution
drugs-possession-warning Offender given a drugs possession warning
penalty-notice-issued Offender given a penalty notice
community-penalty Offender given community sentence
conditional-discharge Offender given conditional discharge
suspended-sentence Offender given suspended prison sentence
imprisoned Offender sent to prison
other-court-disposal Offender otherwise dealt with
compensation Offender ordered to pay compensation
sentenced-in-another-case Suspect charged as part of another case
charged Suspect charged
not-guilty Defendant found not guilty
sent-to-crown-court Defendant sent to Crown Court
unable-to-prosecute Unable to prosecute suspect
formal-action-not-in-public-interest Formal action is not in the public interest
action-taken-by-another-organisation Action to be taken by another organisation
further-investigation-not-in-public-interest Further investigation is not in the public interest
further-action-not-in-public-interest Further action is not in the public interest
under-investigation Under investigation
status-update-unavailable Status update unavailable
category Category of the outcome
code Internal code
name Human-readable name
date Date of the outcome
person_id An identifier for the suspect/offender, where available.
crime Crime information
category Category of the crime
location_type The type of the location. Either Force or BTP: Force indicates a normal police force location; BTP indicates a British Transport Police location. BTP locations fall within normal police force boundaries.
persistent_id 64-character unique identifier for that crime. (This is different to the existing 'id' attribute, which is not guaranteed to always stay the same for each crime.)
month Month of the crime
location Approximate location of the incident
latitude Latitude
street The approximate street the crime occurred
id Unique identifier for the street
name Name of the location.
This is only an approximation of where the crime happened
longitude Longitude
context Extra information about the crime (if applicable)
id ID of the crime.
This ID only relates to the API, it is NOT a police identifier