Crime Statistics for Shelf, Calderdale, Calderdale, July 2020

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Crime Statistics for Shelf, Calderdale, Calderdale

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Shelf using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so July 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 58 street level crime incidents in Shelf in July 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 Shelf, 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 Crime25
Anti Social Behaviour16
Public Order4
Burglary3
Vehicle Crime3
Other Theft2
Shoplifting2
Criminal Damage Arson1
Drugs1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime58

Map of street level crime incidents in July 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Odsal (1.96 miles)346
Buttershaw (0.88 miles)255
Old Dolphin (1.39 miles)140
Dam Head (1.39 miles)139
Catherine Slack (1.86 miles)138
Norwood Green (1.39 miles)69
Shelf58
Coley (0.62 miles)56
Northowram (1.39 miles)55
Stone Chair (0.88 miles)35

7.4%
of Calderdale residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Shelf

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Odsal106
Buttershaw96
Old Dolphin68
Catherine Slack51
Dam Head48
Shelf25
Norwood Green23
Coley23
Northowram16
Stone Chair11

Last updated: September 16, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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