Crime Statistics for Ward Green, Barnsley, Barnsley, December 2020

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Crime Statistics for Ward Green, Barnsley, Barnsley

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Ward Green using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so December 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 99 street level crime incidents in Ward Green in December 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 Ward Green, 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 Crime28
Anti Social Behaviour25
Criminal Damage Arson15
Public Order9
Other Theft6
Other Crime5
Burglary3
Drugs3
Robbery2
Possession Of Weapons1
Shoplifting1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime99

Map of street level crime incidents in December 2020

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Ward Green. 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 Ward Green

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Barnsley (1.24 miles)445
Measborough Dike (1.39 miles)317
Kendray (1.39 miles)317
Shaw Lands (1.39 miles)281
Stairfoot (1.96 miles)169
Ward Green99
Pogmoor (1.75 miles)77
Blacker Hill (1.75 miles)70
Keresforth Hill (1.39 miles)48
Birdwell (1.86 miles)37

3.4%
of Barnsley residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Ward Green

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Barnsley136
Measborough Dike118
Kendray118
Shaw Lands77
Stairfoot66
Pogmoor32
Ward Green28
Blacker Hill27
Keresforth Hill23
Birdwell11

Last updated: February 5, 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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