Crime Statistics for Sowerby, Calderdale, Calderdale, September 2019

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Crime Statistics for Sowerby, Calderdale, Calderdale

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Sowerby using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so September 2019 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 45 street level crime incidents in Sowerby in September 2019. The largest category was Criminal Damage Arson, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Criminal Damage Arson17
Violent Crime11
Anti Social Behaviour3
Vehicle Crime3
Bicycle Theft2
Other Theft2
Public Order1
All Crime45

Map of street level crime incidents in September 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Friendly (0.88 miles)119
Sowerby Bridge (1.24 miles)106
Warley Town (1.39 miles)98
Clough Head (1.39 miles)31
Boulder Clough (0.62 miles)22
Kebroyd (1.24 miles)16
Ryburn (1.6 miles)16
Longley (1.39 miles)12
Mill Bank (1.39 miles)11

Most violent places near Sowerby

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Warley Town40
Sowerby Bridge37
Clough Head7
Boulder Clough6
Mill Bank5

Last updated: November 2, 2019
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