Crime Statistics for Sideway, Hanford, City of Stoke-on-Trent

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Crime Statistics for Sideway, Hanford, City of Stoke-on-Trent
Crime Statistics for Sideway, Hanford, City of Stoke-on-Trent
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Sideway using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 2021 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 110 street level crime incidents in Sideway in April 2021. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Sideway, 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 Crime40
Anti Social Behaviour34
Criminal Damage Arson9
Public Order8
Bicycle Theft6
Burglary4
Other Theft3
Shoplifting2
Other Crime2
Robbery1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime110

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Sideway. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

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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 Sideway

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Stoke-upon-Trent (1.24 miles)406
Boothen (0.62 miles)325
Hollybush (1.24 miles)228
Heron Cross (1.24 miles)228
Springfields (0.88 miles)222
Penkhull (0.88 miles)222
Oak Hill (0.88 miles)222
Sideway110
Hanford (0.62 miles)56
Northwood (1.39 miles)35

6%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Sideway

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Stoke-upon-Trent144
Boothen110
Hollybush90
Heron Cross90
Springfields88
Penkhull88
Oak Hill88
Sideway40
Hanford24
Northwood14

Last updated: April 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0

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