Crime Statistics for Totnes, South Hams, Devon, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Totnes, South Hams, Devon

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Totnes using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 2020 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 68 street level crime incidents in Totnes in May 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour22
Violent Crime15
Public Order8
Drugs6
Criminal Damage Arson5
Other Theft5
Burglary3
Vehicle Crime2
Shoplifting1
Other Crime1
All Crime68

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Bridgetown (0.62 miles)70
Totnes68
Longcause (0.88 miles)46
True Street (1.24 miles)31
Berry Pomeroy (1.39 miles)30
Littlehempston (1.39 miles)22
Shinner’s Bridge (1.75 miles)7
Belsford (2.56 miles)2
Ashprington (1.96 miles)1
Harberton (2.24 miles)0

5.4%
of South Hams residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Totnes

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Bridgetown26
Totnes15
Berry Pomeroy15
Longcause11
Littlehempston6
True Street4
Shinner’s Bridge2
Ashprington1
Belsford0
Harberton0

Last updated: July 8, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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