Crime Statistics for Sowe, Coventry, Coventry, May 2019

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Crime Statistics for Sowe, Coventry, Coventry

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Sowe 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 553 street level crime incidents in Sowe in May 2019. 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 Sowe, 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 Crime133
Anti Social Behaviour79
Other Theft52
Criminal Damage Arson34
Bicycle Theft32
Vehicle Crime32
Public Order28
Theft From The Person24
Other Crime6
Possession Of Weapons3
All Crime553

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 Sowe. 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 Sowe

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Great Heath (1.24 miles)770
Spon End (1.33 miles)542
Gosford Green (0.06 miles)538
Church End (0.92 miles)527
Lower Stoke (0.68 miles)346
Stoke (1.3 miles)325
Pinley (0.92 miles)213
Stoke Aldermoor (0.92 miles)213
Cheylesmore (0.84 miles)204

Most violent places near Sowe

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Great Heath220
Church End158
Gosford Green130
Spon End127
Lower Stoke92
Stoke Aldermoor64

Last updated: July 9, 2019
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