Crime Statistics for West Howe, Bear Cross, Bournemouth, Jun 2019

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Crime Statistics for West Howe, Bear Cross, Bournemouth

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in West Howe 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 178 street level crime incidents in West Howe 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 West Howe, 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 Crime53
Anti Social Behaviour47
Criminal Damage Arson23
Other Theft13
Vehicle Crime11
Burglary8
Bicycle Theft6
Shoplifting6
Public Order4
Other Crime4
Drugs3
All Crime178

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 West Howe. 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 West Howe

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Wallisdown (1.24 miles)270
Talbot Village (1.39 miles)224
Ensbury Park (1.39 miles)224
Bourne Valley (1.39 miles)212
Alderney (0.88 miles)198
Turbary Common (0.62 miles)197
West Howe178
Bear Cross (1.39 miles)161
Bearwood (1.24 miles)95
Knighton (1.39 miles)32



Most violent places near West Howe

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Wallisdown80
Turbary Common66
Alderney59
Bourne Valley57
Talbot Village55
Ensbury Park55
West Howe53
Bear Cross43
Bearwood25
Knighton5

Last updated: August 20, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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