Crime Statistics for Barnard Castle, Durham, August 2020

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Crime Statistics for Barnard Castle, Barnard Castle, Durham

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Barnard Castle using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 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 40 street level crime incidents in Barnard Castle in August 2020. 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 Barnard Castle, 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 Crime17
Anti Social Behaviour12
Public Order7
Shoplifting2
Burglary1
Drugs1
All Crime40

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Barnard Castle40
Tees (1.1 miles)24
Stainton (1.39 miles)18
Staindrop (5 miles)8
Eggleston (5.34 miles)3
Dalton (6.2 miles)2
Bowes (4.16 miles)1
Butterknowle (6.39 miles)1
Greta Bridge (2.63 miles)0
Barningham (4.16 miles)0

3.3%
of County Durham residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Barnard Castle

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Barnard Castle17
Tees8
Stainton5
Staindrop3
Dalton2
Eggleston0
Bowes0
Butterknowle0
Greta Bridge0
Barningham0

Last updated: September 30, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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