Crime Statistics for Monks Orchard, London, Croydon, May 2019

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Crime Statistics for Monks Orchard, London, Croydon

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Monks Orchard 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 379 street level crime incidents in Monks Orchard 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 Monks Orchard, 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 Crime90
Anti Social Behaviour71
Vehicle Crime60
Other Theft41
Burglary25
Public Order22
Drugs20
Criminal Damage Arson19
Robbery10
Shoplifting6
Other Crime5
Possession Of Weapons4
Bicycle Theft3
Theft From The Person3
All Crime379

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 Monks Orchard. 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 Monks Orchard

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

LocationCrime Incidents
South Norwood (1.39 miles)813
Anerley (1.39 miles)582
Addiscombe (0.88 miles)433
Monks Orchard379
Beckenham (1.75 miles)321
Upper Elmers End (0.62 miles)295
Eden Park (0.88 miles)269
Shirley (0.62 miles)230
Park Langley (1.86 miles)175
Spring Park (1.39 miles)138



Most violent places near Monks Orchard

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

LocationViolent Incidents
South Norwood211
Anerley133
Addiscombe116
Monks Orchard90
Upper Elmers End84
Park Langley62
Shirley61
Eden Park47
Beckenham46
Spring Park24

Last updated: July 8, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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