Crime Statistics for Iford, Holdenhurst, Bournemouth, May 2022

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The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Iford using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 2022 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 296 street level crime incidents in Iford in May 2022. 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 Iford, 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 Crime105
Anti Social Behaviour69
Criminal Damage Arson29
Vehicle Crime24
Public Order17
Other Theft12
Bicycle Theft6
Theft From The Person3
Possession Of Weapons2
Other Crime2
All Crime296

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2022

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Littledown (0.62 miles)476
Pokesdown (0.88 miles)453
Stour (0.45 miles)186
Jumpers Common (0.88 miles)167
Tuckton (0.88 miles)157
Holdenhurst (1.39 miles)154
Fairmile (1.39 miles)147
Christchurch (1.39 miles)131
Blackwater (1.24 miles)113

Most violent places near Iford

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Jumpers Common58

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Last updated: May 2022
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