Within the Ministry of the Interior, there is a body called the Secretariat of State for Security, and within this Secretariat, among other departments, is the Directorate General for Coordination and Studies.
Among other functions, the Directorate General for Coordination and Studies is responsible for the following:
- Developing, implementing and managing the National Crime Statistics, integrating all the data from the State Security Forces and Corps, the Autonomous Police and the local police.
- To periodically draw up statistical reports on the situation and evolution of crime.
For this purpose, within the Statistical System and Victim Services Area, the Crime Statistics System (SEC) is included, which carries out the tasks necessary to comply with the statistical functions of the Directorate General for Coordination and Studies.
The implementation and updating of the Crime Statistics Portal is one of the tasks entrusted to the Crime Statistics System (SEC).