Crime Statistics for St James, London, City of Westminster, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for St James, London, City of Westminster

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in St James using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 2020 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 1448 street level crime incidents in St James in May 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Drugs. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour612
Violent Crime195
Other Theft79
Public Order75
Criminal Damage Arson39
Vehicle Crime36
Bicycle Theft34
Theft From The Person26
Possession Of Weapons16
Other Crime10
All Crime1448

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Holborn (0.88 miles)2016
Pimlico (1.24 miles)1544
Strand (0.62 miles)1530
London (1.39 miles)1467
St James1448
Marylebone (0.88 miles)1259
Belgravia (0.88 miles)1225
Brompton (1.39 miles)1141
Knightsbridge (1.39 miles)957
Mayfair (0.62 miles)869

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

Most violent places near St James

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

LocationViolent Incidents
St James195

Last updated: July 7, 2020
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