July 2007/UK Police Forces



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INDEX Facts

  • Completed date:

    26 Jul 2007

  • Total URLs tested:

    26,364

  • Total tests run:

    8,588,762

  • Total number of PDF's:

    787

  • URLs failing functional tests:

    6.25%

  • Pages failing code standards:

    60.24%

  • Pages missing a title:

    0.63%

  • Pages failing accessibility level A:

    19.19%

  • Pages failing accessibility level AA:

    91.54%

  • Poorest code quality:

    Norfolk Constabulary (http://www.norfolk.police.uk/) - 8,393 failures

  • Fastest average response time:

    Serious Organised Crime Agency (http://www.soca.gov.uk/)




Accessibility and Performance rankings Expand / contract icon

This table reports the average response time we recorded when testing each site. A response time above 0.75 seconds can have a negative effect on user experience.

This table reports the percentage of pages on the sites we tested that failed automated WCAG 1.0 A and AA testing (100 means every page had an issue).

Organisation Avg. Response
Only available for Qtr 4 2010 onwards
Organisation A AA
Derbyshire Constabul​ary0.002.34
Gwent Police0.006.98
Leicestershire Const​abulary0.0021.43
Serious Organised Cr​ime Agency0.0072.92
Greater Manchester P​olice0.0091.27
West Yorkshire Polic​e0.0099.22
Civil Nuclear Consta​bulary0.00100.00
Dumfries and Gallowa​y Constabulary0.00100.00
Gloucestershire Cons​tabulary0.00100.00
Hampshire Constabula​ry0.00100.00
Humberside Police0.00100.00
Lancashire Police0.00100.00
Northern Constabular​y0.00100.00
Northumbria Police0.00100.00
Scottish Crime and D​rug Enforcement Agen​cy0.00100.00
Suffolk Constabulary​0.00100.00
Tayside Police0.00100.00
Cheshire Police0.7820.31
City of London Polic​e0.78100.00
Fife Constabulary0.78100.00
South Yorkshire Poli​ce0.7930.95
Lothian and Borders ​Police0.80100.00
Bedfordshire Police1.6084.80
Essex Police2.3385.27
Dyfed-Powys Police F​orce2.38100.00
Cleveland Police2.40100.00
Durham Constabulary3.20100.00
Association of Polic​e Authorities3.88100.00
Warwickshire Police ​Force4.72100.00
Kent Police4.76100.00
Devon &​ Cornwall Constabula​ry4.8091.20
West Mercia Constabu​lary5.60100.00
Norfolk Constabulary​6.30100.00
Grampian Police6.35100.00
Independent Police C​omplaints Commission​7.75100.00
Avon and Somerset Co​nstabulary9.38100.00
Surrey Police10.08100.00
West Midlands Police​11.20100.00
Wiltshire Police11.20100.00
Metropolitan Police ​Service11.81100.00
Strathclyde Police13.18100.00
Sussex Police17.6099.20
South Wales Police17.60100.00
Lincolnshire Police18.60100.00
Cambridgeshire Const​abulary18.90100.00
North Wales Police20.31100.00
Staffordshire Police​21.09100.00
Cumbria Police30.40100.00
Nottinghamshire Poli​ce32.54100.00
British Transport Po​lice43.20100.00
Northamptonshire Pol​ice78.91100.00
Dorset Police87.20100.00
Merseyside Police92.00100.00
North Yorkshire Poli​ce93.60100.00
Hertfordshire Consta​bulary94.44100.00
Thames Valley Police​97.64100.00
Central Scotland Pol​ice100.00100.00
Police Service of No​rthern Ireland100.00100.00
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Error free sites

The following sites scored full marks.

  • Greater Manchester Police
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Failing A & AA on every page

The following sites failed high priority test on every page.

  • Central Scotland Police
  • Police Service of Northern Ireland
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Excluded from INDEX

The following sites were excluded from the INDEX.

  • Non-Emergency Crime
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PDF testing

21.1% of checked PDF's passed accessibility tests.

Sitemorse performs twenty eight checks on PDF documents as part of our website benchmarking to ensure users do not experience problems such as broken links, or failing email addresses - we are also the first to test the accessibility compliance of PDF's.

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Top ten functional failures

The most common categories of functional failure.

file/url/offtop
None
54.90%
file/url/badpath
None
16.99%
url/fetch/notfound
File not found
8.39%
file/html/longmeta
None
3.81%
url/mail/badsmtp
Mail server returned unexpected response
2.31%
url/fetch/noaddr
Host not found in DNS
2.11%
url/fetch/badcookie
Web server attempted to set invalid cookie
1.92%
file/html/badmeta
None
1.74%
file/url/badquery
None
1.62%
url/fetch/unknownstatus
Unknown status code received from web server
1.58%
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Top ten code quality failures

The most common categories of code quality failure.

file/html/badvalue
Invalid attribute value
23.46%
file/html/badentity
Invalid character in entity
18.98%
file/html/unknownentity
Unknown entity name
17.19%
file/html/tagnotallowed
A start tag has been found in a position in which that element may not appear
13.14%
file/html/unknowntag
A start or end tag was found which was unrecognised
6.83%
file/html/missingclose
An element is missing the required close tag
6.35%
file/html/badattr
Invalid attribute name
5.78%
file/html/closingunopened
A redundant close tag was found
5.62%
file/html/repeatedattr
A tag has been assigned the same attribute more than once
1.12%
url/fetch/moved
A "301 Moved Permanently" response was received
0.66%