Crime Statistics for Colesbrook, Gillingham, Dorset, November 2019

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Crime Statistics for Colesbrook, Gillingham, Dorset

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Colesbrook using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 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 56 street level crime incidents in Colesbrook in November 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 Colesbrook, 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 Crime14
Anti Social Behaviour14
Criminal Damage Arson9
Other Theft7
Drugs3
Public Order3
Burglary2
Shoplifting2
Vehicle Crime2
All Crime56

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Colesbrook56
Peacemarsh56
Bowridge Hill (0.62 miles)55
Gillingham (0.62 miles)50
Bay (0.88 miles)45
Ham Common (1.39 miles)34
Milton on Stour (0.62 miles)26
Madjeston (1.24 miles)18
Eccliffe (1.39 miles)2
Silton (1.76 miles)1



Most violent places near Colesbrook

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Bowridge Hill16
Colesbrook14
Peacemarsh14
Gillingham14
Bay11
Milton on Stour8
Ham Common7
Madjeston5
Eccliffe1
Silton0

Last updated: December 20, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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