Crime Statistics for North Scale, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, Jun 2019

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Crime Statistics for North Scale, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in North Scale using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so June 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 96 street level crime incidents in North Scale in June 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 North Scale, 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 Crime38
Anti Social Behaviour19
Public Order8
Criminal Damage Arson7
Other Theft5
Vehicle Crime4
Other Crime3
Theft From The Person1
All Crime96

Map of street level crime incidents in June 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Salthouse (1.39 miles)488
Newbarns (1.86 miles)426
Beacon Hill (1.86 miles)426
South Newbarns (1.96 miles)411
Barrow-in-Furness (0.88 miles)389
Croslands Park (1.96 miles)151
North Scale96
Newton (2.56 miles)86
North Walney (0.88 miles)49
Water Garth Nook (1.86 miles)21

Most violent places near North Scale

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Beacon Hill176
South Newbarns172
Croslands Park63
North Scale38
North Walney25
Water Garth Nook12

Last updated: August 19, 2019
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