Crime Statistics for Hollicombe, Paignton, Devon, September 2019

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Crime Statistics for Hollicombe, Paignton, Devon

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Hollicombe using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so September 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 238 street level crime incidents in Hollicombe in September 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 Hollicombe, 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 Crime82
Anti Social Behaviour67
Criminal Damage Arson20
Other Theft16
Vehicle Crime13
Public Order10
Possession Of Weapons3
All Crime238

Map of street level crime incidents in September 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Torre (1.39 miles)300
St Michaels (1.39 miles)300
Shorton (0.62 miles)287
Torbay (0.62 miles)286
Paignton (1.24 miles)241
Churscombe (1.24 miles)109
Livermead (0.62 miles)88
Chelston (1.24 miles)81
Cockington (0.62 miles)79

Most violent places near Hollicombe

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

LocationViolent Incidents
St Michaels98

Last updated: November 1, 2019
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