Crime Statistics for Knighton Fields, Leicester, City of Leicester

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Crime Statistics for Knighton Fields, Leicester, City of Leicester

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Knighton Fields using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 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 289 street level crime incidents in Knighton Fields in November 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Vehicle Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Knighton Fields, 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 Crime101
Vehicle Crime44
Criminal Damage Arson32
Public Order31
Other Theft21
Anti Social Behaviour16
Burglary15
Drugs12
Other Crime7
Possession Of Weapons4
Robbery2
Shoplifting2
Theft From The Person2
All Crime289

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Clarendon Park (0.62 miles)321
Aylestone Park (0.62 miles)291
Knighton Fields289
Knighton289
Stoneygate (0.88 miles)277
Aylestone (1.39 miles)275
Eyres Monsell (1.75 miles)209
South Knighton (0.62 miles)161
South Wigston (1.86 miles)146
Oadby (1.96 miles)132



Most violent places near Knighton Fields

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Knighton Fields101
Knighton101
Clarendon Park100
Aylestone Park93
Stoneygate76
Aylestone74
Eyres Monsell61
South Knighton59
Oadby50
South Wigston39

Last updated: December 21, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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