Crime Statistics for Dafen, Felinfoel, Carmarthenshire, February 2020

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Crime Statistics for Dafen, Felinfoel, Carmarthenshire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Dafen 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 222 street level crime incidents in Dafen in February 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 Dafen, 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 Crime72
Anti Social Behaviour48
Shoplifting26
Criminal Damage Arson23
Burglary15
Other Theft12
Public Order12
Drugs8
Other Crime4
Bicycle Theft1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime222

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 Dafen. 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 Dafen

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Halfway (0.62 miles)319
Capel (0.62 miles)271
Ty-isaf (1.75 miles)241
Dafen222
Penceiliogi (0.88 miles)152
Pemberton (0.88 miles)152
Swiss Valley (0.62 miles)88
Felinfoel (0.62 miles)83
Bryn (1.39 miles)64
Bynea (1.75 miles)43



Most violent places near Dafen

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Halfway103
Capel101
Ty-isaf81
Dafen72
Penceiliogi53
Pemberton53
Swiss Valley36
Felinfoel34
Bryn16
Bynea12

Last updated: March 29, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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