Crime Statistics for Penmaen, Caerphilly, February 2020

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Crime Statistics for Penmaen, Penmaen, Caerphilly

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Penmaen using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 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 153 street level crime incidents in Penmaen in February 2020. 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 Penmaen, 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 Crime57
Anti Social Behaviour33
Public Order22
Other Theft13
Criminal Damage Arson4
Vehicle Crime3
Bicycle Theft2
Theft From The Person1
All Crime153

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Coed Duon (Blackwood) (0.62 miles)202
Blackwood (0.62 miles)202
Cwm Gelli (0.88 miles)163
Oakdale (0.62 miles)116
Pontllanfraith (0.62 miles)105
Cwmnantyrodyn (1.24 miles)51
Ton-y-pistyll (0.88 miles)39
Kendon (0.88 miles)33
Croespenmaen (0.88 miles)33

Most violent places near Penmaen

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Coed Duon (Blackwood)81
Cwm Gelli58

Last updated: April 2, 2020
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