Crime Statistics for Springfield, Birmingham, Birmingham, Jun 2019

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Crime Statistics for Springfield, Birmingham, Birmingham

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Springfield using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so June 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 232 street level crime incidents in Springfield in June 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 Springfield, 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 Crime80
Anti Social Behaviour33
Burglary24
Criminal Damage Arson20
Public Order20
Vehicle Crime17
Other Theft13
Shoplifting12
Robbery5
Other Crime4
Possession Of Weapons3
Drugs1
All Crime232

Map of street level crime incidents in June 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Acocks Green (1.76 miles)410
Sparkhill (1.24 miles)410
Moseley (1.39 miles)392
Moor Green (1.96 miles)358
Alcester Lane’s End (1.39 miles)297
Billesley Common (0.88 miles)277
Hall Green (1.24 miles)263
Billesley (0.62 miles)255
Springfield232
Warstock (1.24 miles)220



Most violent places near Springfield

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Sparkhill152
Moseley148
Acocks Green137
Moor Green103
Billesley Common92
Alcester Lane’s End87
Billesley85
Hall Green84
Springfield80
Warstock72

Last updated: August 19, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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