Crime Statistics for Firth Moor, Darlington, Darlington, Oct 2019

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Crime Statistics for Firth Moor, Darlington, Darlington

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Firth Moor using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so October 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 285 street level crime incidents in Firth Moor in October 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 Firth Moor, 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 Crime105
Anti Social Behaviour53
Criminal Damage Arson33
Public Order30
Other Theft15
Shoplifting14
Vehicle Crime11
Burglary9
Drugs5
Other Crime4
Bicycle Theft3
Robbery2
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime285

Map of street level crime incidents in October 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Harrowgate Hill (1.96 miles)644
Firth Moor285
Cockerton (2.24 miles)270
Harrowgate Village (2.78 miles)265
Faverdale (2.63 miles)233
Great Burdon (1.96 miles)170
Black Banks (0.88 miles)39
Neasham (2.24 miles)16
Blackwell (1.96 miles)12
Low Dinsdale (2.77 miles)1



Most violent places near Firth Moor

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Harrowgate Hill197
Firth Moor105
Cockerton100
Faverdale96
Harrowgate Village95
Great Burdon61
Black Banks18
Blackwell9
Neasham8
Low Dinsdale0

Last updated: November 23, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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