Crime Statistics for Shirehampton, Bristol, City of Bristol, Feb 2020

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Crime Statistics for Shirehampton, Bristol, City of Bristol

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Shirehampton 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 155 street level crime incidents in Shirehampton in February 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Criminal Damage Arson. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Shirehampton, 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 Crime56
Criminal Damage Arson37
Anti Social Behaviour22
Public Order12
Other Theft9
Vehicle Crime7
Other Crime3
All Crime155

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 Shirehampton. 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 Shirehampton

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Henbury (1.96 miles)181
Lawrence Weston (0.88 miles)180
Blaise Hamlet (1.39 miles)138
Avonmouth (0.62 miles)118
Coombe Dingle (1.24 miles)118
Stoke Bishop (2.24 miles)76
Lodway (0.88 miles)69
Ham Green (1.24 miles)25
Pill (1.39 miles)22

Most violent places near Shirehampton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Lawrence Weston51
Coombe Dingle33
Blaise Hamlet32
Ham Green10
Stoke Bishop9

Last updated: April 3, 2020
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