Crime Statistics for Sheepstor, Devon, September 2019

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Crime Statistics for Sheepstor, Sheepstor, Devon

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Sheepstor 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 3 street level crime incidents in Sheepstor in September 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Criminal Damage Arson. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Sheepstor, 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 Crime2
Criminal Damage Arson1
All Crime3

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 Sheepstor. 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 Sheepstor

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Dousland (1.39 miles)9
Axtown (2.48 miles)8
Harrowbeer (2.56 miles)7
Horrabridge (2.77 miles)7
Walkhampton (1.76 miles)5
Sheepstor3
Meavy (0.62 miles)3
Lovaton (0.88 miles)3
Chub Tor (2.56 miles)3
Crapstone (3.1 miles)2



Most violent places near Sheepstor

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Dousland3
Harrowbeer2
Horrabridge2
Sheepstor2
Meavy2
Lovaton2
Axtown1
Walkhampton1
Chub Tor1
Crapstone1

Last updated: November 2, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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