Crime Statistics for Halifax, Calderdale, Calderdale, February 2020

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Crime Statistics for Halifax, Calderdale, Calderdale

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Halifax 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 579 street level crime incidents in Halifax in February 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Public Order. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Halifax, 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 Crime246
Public Order61
Anti Social Behaviour53
Other Theft37
Shoplifting36
Criminal Damage Arson34
Drugs30
Burglary28
Vehicle Crime17
Other Crime12
Theft From The Person11
Robbery9
Possession Of Weapons4
Bicycle Theft1
All Crime579

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 Halifax. 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 Halifax

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Boothtown (0.88 miles)665
Claremount579
Halifax579
Stoney Royd (0.62 miles)487
Pellon (1.24 miles)359
Bank Top (0.88 miles)326
Dam Head (1.39 miles)132
Siddal (1.39 miles)131
Northowram (1.39 miles)71
Southowram (1.75 miles)56



Most violent places near Halifax

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Boothtown281
Claremount246
Halifax246
Stoney Royd223
Bank Top163
Pellon156
Siddal71
Dam Head50
Northowram30
Southowram23

Last updated: March 30, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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