Crime Statistics for Southwell, Dorset, September 2019

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Crime Statistics for Southwell, Southwell, Dorset

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Southwell 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 22 street level crime incidents in Southwell in September 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 Southwell, 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 Crime10
Anti Social Behaviour5
Criminal Damage Arson4
Burglary1
Other Theft1
Other Crime1
All Crime22

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 Southwell. 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 Southwell

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Southill (6.34 miles)146
Isle of Portland (1.39 miles)69
Southlands (4.39 miles)63
Fortuneswell (1.86 miles)60
Chesil (1.86 miles)60
Lanehouse (5.31 miles)54
Castletown (2.49 miles)35
Southwell22
Charlestown (6.12 miles)21
Bill Of Portland (0.97 miles)0



Most violent places near Southwell

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Southill47
Southlands22
Isle of Portland20
Lanehouse19
Fortuneswell18
Chesil18
Southwell10
Castletown9
Charlestown6
Bill Of Portland0

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


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