Crime Statistics for Walsoken, Fenland, Cambridgeshire, August 2019

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Crime Statistics for Walsoken, Fenland, Cambridgeshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Walsoken using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 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 296 street level crime incidents in Walsoken in August 2019. 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 Walsoken, 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 Crime90
Anti Social Behaviour79
Criminal Damage Arson41
Vehicle Crime18
Other Theft15
Public Order13
Other Crime4
Bicycle Theft3
Possession Of Weapons2
Theft From The Person2
All Crime296

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Emneth (1.96 miles)23
Collett’s Br (2.56 miles)14
Holly End (2.78 miles)13
Chequers Corner (1.75 miles)8
Begdale (2.78 miles)8
Marshland St James (2.55 miles)7
Walpole Highway (3.1 miles)5
Ratten Row (3.1 miles)5
Walton Highway (1.75 miles)4

Most violent places near Walsoken

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Holly End6
Collett’s Br4
Chequers Corner3
Walpole Highway3
Ratten Row3
Walton Highway2
Marshland St James1

Last updated: October 5, 2019
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