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 May 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 354 street level crime incidents in Knighton Fields in May 2019. 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 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 Crime104
Criminal Damage Arson59
Vehicle Crime50
Anti Social Behaviour42
Public Order22
Other Theft15
Bicycle Theft6
Other Crime6
Theft From The Person3
Possession Of Weapons2
All Crime354

Map of street level crime incidents in May 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
Aylestone Park (0.62 miles)403
Clarendon Park (0.62 miles)366
Knighton Fields354
Aylestone (1.39 miles)315
Stoneygate (0.88 miles)301
Eyres Monsell (1.75 miles)253
South Knighton (0.62 miles)228
Oadby (1.96 miles)158
South Wigston (1.86 miles)117

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
Aylestone Park118
Knighton Fields104
Clarendon Park100
Eyres Monsell77
South Knighton59
South Wigston36

Last updated: July 8, 2019
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