Crime Statistics for South Bockhampton, Burton, Dorset, August 2019

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Crime Statistics for South Bockhampton, Burton, Dorset

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in South Bockhampton using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 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 47 street level crime incidents in South Bockhampton in August 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 South Bockhampton, 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 Crime15
Anti Social Behaviour14
Other Theft6
Criminal Damage Arson4
Public Order2
Bicycle Theft1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime47

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Stour (2.49 miles)210
Christchurch (2.24 miles)195
Fairmile (1.39 miles)172
Jumpers Common (1.96 miles)153
Blackwater (2.48 miles)90
South Bockhampton47
Walkford (2.56 miles)40
Friars Cliff (2.24 miles)20
Avon (2.63 miles)3
Waterditch (0.88 miles)1

Most violent places near South Bockhampton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Jumpers Common46
South Bockhampton15
Friars Cliff8

Last updated: October 4, 2019
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