Wikipedia:WikiProject British crime

This project is inactive and kept as a historical record. Consider using Wikipedia:WikiProject United Kingdom and Wikipedia:WikiProject Crime and Criminal Biography to categorise articles, organise improvement drives, and request assistance.
WikiProject British crime
This WikiProject includes topics related to crime in the United Kingdom.
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Welcome to WikiProject British crime.

Purpose

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To organise and generally improve all pages relating to British crime. This would bring up to date a lot of media attention articles and some high-profile British crimes without pages.

Additionally, this would help to categorize the British crimes more effectively.

If you are in any way interested in starting or joining in this project, please add your name below.

Templates used by the project include:

Interested Wikipedians

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Honorary members

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Recent articles

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For members who have recently contributed British crime related articles, please feel free to leave the article's name and your signature (ex. [[article name]] by ~~~~) in order to list your contribution to the project.

for prior contributions see Archive (2006)

Pending tasks

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Categories

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Article assessment

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{{WP British crime| class=??? }}

The following values may be used for the parameter. Please note that you must type them exactly as below as they are case-sensitive:

If a rating is not assigned, the article will be filed in Category:Unassessed British crime-related articles. The class should be assigned according to the grading scheme. A list of Unassessed and In dispute articles can be discussed at Wikipedia:WikiProject British crime/Assessment.

See also:

Legend

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Need: The article's importance, regardless of its quality

Top Subject is a must-have for a print encyclopaedia
High Subject contributes a depth of knowledge
Mid Subject fills in more minor details
Low Subject is peripheral knowledge, possibly trivial

Quality: current article quality as per the grading scheme

  FA Featured article
  A Article is well written, reasonably complete and referenced; possible featured article candidate.
  GA This is a good article
B A well written article which can still be expanded; however, may be missing basic formatting, inline citations, infoboxes, etc.
Start Article has substantially more information; however, significant editing is needed for clean up and formatting.
Stub Article has little content with the exception of basic information and is generally less than a paragraph long.
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Good articles

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Resources

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Projects

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Bibliography

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  • Avison, Howard N. and Frederick Hemming McClintock. Crime in England and Wales. London: Heinemann Educational, 1968. ISBN 0435837303
  • Donaldson, William. Brewer's Rogues, Villains, and Eccentrics: An A-Z of Roguish Britons Through the Ages. London: Sterling Publishing Company, 2004. ISBN 0-75381-791-8
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Tools

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Main tool page: toolserver.org
  • Reflinks - Edits bare references - adds title/dates etc. to bare references
  • Checklinks - Edit and repair external links
  • Dab solver - Quickly resolve ambiguous links.
  • Peer reviewer - Provides hints and suggestion to improving articles.