Crime Statistics for Watford Park, Y Groes-wen, Caerphilly, Aug 2020

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Crime Statistics for Watford Park, Y Groes-wen, Caerphilly

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Watford Park using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 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 70 street level crime incidents in Watford Park in August 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 Watford Park, 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 Crime26
Anti Social Behaviour25
Public Order6
Other Crime3
Criminal Damage Arson1
Other Theft1
Possession Of Weapons1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime70

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Lansbury Park (1.39 miles)183
Energlyn (1.24 miles)130
Caerffili (Caerphilly) (0.62 miles)117
Caerphilly (0.62 miles)117
Watford Park70
Hendredenny Park (0.88 miles)54
Bwlch-y-cwm (1.86 miles)37
Abertridwr (2.24 miles)35
Ty Rhiw (2.24 miles)32
Taffs Well (2.24 miles)32

of Caerphilly residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census

Most violent places near Watford Park

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Lansbury Park61
Caerffili (Caerphilly)45
Watford Park26
Hendredenny Park26
Ty Rhiw10
Taffs Well10

Last updated: October 21, 2020
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