Crime Statistics for Plaistow, London, Bromley, April 2020

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Crime Statistics for Plaistow, London, Bromley

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Plaistow using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 2020 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 479 street level crime incidents in Plaistow in April 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour254
Violent Crime50
Vehicle Crime47
Other Theft23
Drugs21
Burglary20
Shoplifting19
Public Order16
Criminal Damage Arson14
Other Crime6
Bicycle Theft4
Possession Of Weapons2
Theft From The Person2
Robbery1
All Crime479

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Bellingham (1.96 miles)687
Downham (0.88 miles)583
Southend (1.39 miles)529
Plaistow479
Chinbrook (1.59 miles)473
Beckenham (1.96 miles)392
Bromley Park (0.88 miles)351
Chislehurst West (1.96 miles)285
Bickley (1.39 miles)265
Shortlands (1.39 miles)222

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Most violent places near Plaistow

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Bellingham120
Downham96
Chinbrook79
Southend69
Bromley Park62
Chislehurst West54
Plaistow50
Beckenham50
Shortlands31
Bickley21

Last updated: June 5, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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