Crime Statistics for Townhill Park, Southampton, City of Southampton

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Crime Statistics for Townhill Park, Southampton, City of Southampton

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Townhill Park 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 321 street level crime incidents in Townhill Park 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 Townhill Park, 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 Crime149
Criminal Damage Arson37
Public Order34
Vehicle Crime21
Other Theft18
Anti Social Behaviour16
Burglary13
Shoplifting12
Possession Of Weapons8
Drugs7
Other Crime3
Robbery2
Bicycle Theft1
All Crime321

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 Townhill Park. 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 Townhill Park

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Highfield (1.86 miles)535
Portswood (1.24 miles)449
Harefield (0.88 miles)380
Bitterne Park (0.62 miles)379
Hampton Park (1.39 miles)365
Bitterne (0.62 miles)356
Sholing Common (1.24 miles)325
Townhill Park321
Hatch Bottom (1.24 miles)187
Moorgreen (1.39 miles)82



Most violent places near Townhill Park

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Highfield191
Harefield162
Portswood160
Bitterne154
Bitterne Park149
Townhill Park149
Sholing Common138
Hampton Park125
Hatch Bottom61
Moorgreen29

Last updated: July 9, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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