Crime Statistics for Sandford, Wareham, Dorset, April 2020

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Crime Statistics for Sandford, Wareham, Dorset

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Sandford using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 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 44 street level crime incidents in Sandford in April 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour21
Violent Crime13
Burglary2
Criminal Damage Arson2
Bicycle Theft1
Other Theft1
Possession Of Weapons1
Public Order1
Shoplifting1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime44

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Northport (0.62 miles)45
Sandford44
Ware (1.24 miles)42
Lake (3.77 miles)38
Stoborough (1.86 miles)14
Binnegar (3.34 miles)9
Rushton (3.62 miles)7
Stoborough Green (2.49 miles)5
Cold Harbour (1.24 miles)2
Post Green (3.1 miles)2

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Most violent places near Sandford

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Northport14
Sandford13
Ware13
Lake8
Stoborough4
Binnegar2
Stoborough Green2
Rushton1
Cold Harbour0
Post Green0

Last updated: June 6, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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