What is a Crime?

A crime is a deliberate act that causes physical or psychological harm, damage to or loss of property, and is against the law.

There are many different types of crime and hundreds of thousands of people are impacted by crime a year. It affects people of all ages, backgrounds and locations.

If you have been a victim of crime you can find information on this website and Victims First is available regardless of whether you have reported the crime to the police or not.

Find out more about the different types of crimes.