Crime Statistics for Beecroft, Sewell, Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire

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Crime Statistics for Beecroft, Sewell, Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Beecroft using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 2019 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 166 street level crime incidents in Beecroft in May 2019. 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 Beecroft, 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 Crime52
Anti Social Behaviour35
Public Order16
Criminal Damage Arson15
Vehicle Crime13
Burglary11
Shoplifting8
Drugs5
Other Theft4
Possession Of Weapons2
Other Crime2
Bicycle Theft1
Robbery1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime166

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Parkside (1.75 miles)273
Dunstable (0.88 miles)224
Bidwell (1.39 miles)189
Beecroft166
Downside (2.24 miles)68
Eaton Bray (2.24 miles)14
Totternhoe (1.39 miles)13
Tilsworth (1.75 miles)9
Honeywick (1.96 miles)9
Lower End (1.86 miles)6



Most violent places near Beecroft

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Parkside64
Dunstable56
Beecroft52
Bidwell48
Downside19
Totternhoe5
Eaton Bray4
Honeywick4
Tilsworth0
Lower End0

Last updated: July 6, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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