Crime Statistics for Shinfield, Berkshire, April 2021

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Crime Statistics for Shinfield, Shinfield, Berkshire
Crime Statistics for Shinfield, Shinfield, Berkshire
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Shinfield using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 2021 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 69 street level crime incidents in Shinfield in April 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour25
Violent Crime20
Criminal Damage Arson6
Public Order5
Other Theft3
Theft From The Person2
Bicycle Theft1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime69

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2021

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

How grim is your Postcode?

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 Shinfield

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Earley (2.24 miles)118
Lower Earley (1.76 miles)68
Great Lea Common (1.24 miles)52
Langley Common (2.24 miles)38
Ryeish Green (0.88 miles)33
Arborfield Cross (1.96 miles)29
Spencers Wood (1.76 miles)13
Carter’s Hill (1.96 miles)11
Arborfield (1.39 miles)10

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

Most violent places near Shinfield

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Lower Earley32
Langley Common15
Great Lea Common14
Arborfield Cross14
Ryeish Green8
Carter’s Hill6
Spencers Wood3

Last updated: April 2021
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