Crime Statistics for Sowerby Bridge, Calderdale, Calderdale, Aug 2020

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Crime Statistics for Sowerby Bridge, Calderdale, Calderdale

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Sowerby Bridge 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 150 street level crime incidents in Sowerby Bridge 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 Sowerby Bridge, 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 Crime61
Anti Social Behaviour21
Criminal Damage Arson15
Public Order13
Vehicle Crime12
Other Theft10
Burglary4
Shoplifting4
Other Crime4
Drugs2
Robbery2
Bicycle Theft1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime150

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 Sowerby Bridge. 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 Sowerby Bridge

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Pellon (1.39 miles)445
Friendly (0.88 miles)165
Sowerby Bridge150
Warley Town (1.39 miles)103
Sowerby (1.24 miles)59
Copley (1.39 miles)59
Greetland (1.75 miles)57
Clough Head (0.62 miles)24
Longley (1.39 miles)18
Greetland Wall Nook (1.24 miles)9

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



Most violent places near Sowerby Bridge

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Pellon209
Friendly65
Sowerby Bridge61
Warley Town49
Sowerby25
Greetland17
Copley13
Longley7
Clough Head4
Greetland Wall Nook4

Last updated: October 18, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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