Crime Statistics for Cookshill, Weston Coyney, City of Stoke-on-Trent, 2024

There were a total of 175 street level crime incidents in Cookshill in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Cookshill, 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 Crime52
Anti Social Behaviour46
Public Order19
Criminal Damage Arson17
Other Theft12
Vehicle Crime7
Possession Of Weapons3
Theft From The Person2
Other Crime2
Bicycle Theft1
All Crime175

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2024

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Sandford Hill (1.96 miles)309
Adderley Green (1.96 miles)309
Ash Bank (1.96 miles)102
Roughcote (0.62 miles)93
Caverswall (0.88 miles)91
Blythe Bridge (1.39 miles)65
Moor Green (1.76 miles)38
Blythe Marsh (1.76 miles)38
Forsbrook (1.76 miles)38

of Meir Park residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census

Where are the most violent places near Cookshill?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Sandford Hill89
Adderley Green89
Ash Bank43
Blythe Bridge23
Moor Green16
Blythe Marsh16

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Cookshill?

Every two years the government publishes the Index of Multiple Deprivation. One of those domains is crime, more precisely, how likely you are to be the victim of a what is known as 'personal crime', such as muggings or burglary. The governemnt publish these statitsics down to the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) or in simple geographic terms, a few roads. These statistics are also published on a ward level as an average of the LSOAs in that area. We have taken the average rank and converted it into a more accessble form, a score out of 100. Where the higher the score, the more likely you are in Cookshill to be a victim of personal crime. Note that the following score has been generated from the 2019 statistics. At the time of writing, these have not been updated by the government during and since the COVID 19 pandemic.

How does crime in Cookshill compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Cookshill and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Cookshill is ranked #9.

1Fenton East88
2Dresden and Florence80
3Meir South74
4Lightwood North and Normacot73
5Sandford Hill73
6Meir North70
7Broadway and Longton East68
8Meir Hay51
9Meir Park45
10Weston Coyney42

Which road in Cookshill has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Cookshill with the highest crime score. Accoding to the 2019 statistics, that is in and around this marker.

Last updated: March 2024
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