Crime Statistics for Pogmoor, Higham, Barnsley, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Pogmoor, Higham, Barnsley

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Pogmoor using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 2020 are the latest figures. The data published by the Police are incidents that were reported to them in that month, not the crimes that were prosecuted and/or had further action taken. In by far the majority of incidents, no further action is taken.

There were a total of 102 street level crime incidents in Pogmoor in May 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Pogmoor, this category is usually the largest in any urban area. This is partly because 'Violent Crime' covers so many offences compared to say Burglary

Crime CategoryIncidents
Violent Crime33
Anti Social Behaviour23
Public Order11
Criminal Damage Arson8
Drugs8
Other Theft8
Burglary3
Possession Of Weapons2
Vehicle Crime2
Other Crime2
Robbery1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime102

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Pogmoor. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

Where Police data is not specific to an address for privacy reasons, most roads are represented by 1 to 2 markers or clusters. However, this should be enough to ascertain if the road you live in or are thinking of moving to, is a crime hot spot. The only exception could be where there is a large cluster of a single crime category on a street, as this could but not necessarily be related to multiple incidents at one address.



Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Pogmoor

We've taken the ten nearest places to Pogmoor and ranked them by the number of crime incidents in each. This should allow you to see if Pogmoor has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Barnsley (1.24 miles)500
Shaw Lands (0.62 miles)328
Gawber (0.62 miles)108
Pogmoor102
Keresforth Hill (0.62 miles)49
Higham (0.88 miles)40
Barugh Green (0.88 miles)40
Higham Common (0.62 miles)36
Barugh (1.39 miles)29
Low Barugh (1.39 miles)29

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Most violent places near Pogmoor

The category of crime that most concerns people is violent crime. We have taken the ten nearest place to Pogmoor and ranked them according to the number of violent incidents in the 'best fit' Policing neighbourhood.

LocationViolent Incidents
Barnsley155
Shaw Lands99
Gawber35
Pogmoor33
Keresforth Hill12
Higham12
Barugh Green12
Barugh11
Low Barugh11
Higham Common6

Last updated: July 6, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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