Crime Statistics for Addiscombe, London, Croydon, October 2021

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Crime Statistics for Addiscombe, London, Croydon
Crime Statistics for Addiscombe, London, Croydon
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Addiscombe using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so October 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 477 street level crime incidents in Addiscombe in October 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 Addiscombe, 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 Crime154
Anti Social Behaviour84
Vehicle Crime67
Other Theft33
Criminal Damage Arson23
Public Order18
Theft From The Person9
Possession Of Weapons5
Other Crime5
Bicycle Theft3
All Crime477

Map of street level crime incidents in October 2021

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

How grim is your Postcode?

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 Addiscombe

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 Addiscombe has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Borad Green (1.24 miles)1326
South Norwood (1.39 miles)825
Wandle Park (1.96 miles)822
Anerley (1.86 miles)617
Monks Orchard (0.88 miles)377
Eden Park (1.75 miles)271
Shirley (0.62 miles)236
Upper Elmers End (1.39 miles)225
Spring Park (1.39 miles)93

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

Most violent places near Addiscombe

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Borad Green380
South Norwood239
Wandle Park167
Monks Orchard105
Upper Elmers End63
Eden Park58
Spring Park18

Last updated: October 2021
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