Crime Statistics for Chester-Le-Street, Chester-le-Street, Durham

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Crime Statistics for Chester-Le-Street, Chester-le-Street, Durham
Crime Statistics for Chester-Le-Street, Chester-le-Street, Durham
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Chester-Le-Street using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so March 2021 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 179 street level crime incidents in Chester-Le-Street in March 2021. 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 Chester-Le-Street, 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 Crime57
Anti Social Behaviour49
Criminal Damage Arson23
Public Order19
Other Crime7
Vehicle Crime5
Other Theft4
Possession Of Weapons3
All Crime179

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Chester-Le-Street. 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 Chester-Le-Street

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

LocationCrime Incidents
South Pelaw (0.88 miles)167
Harraton (2.24 miles)110
Newfield (1.96 miles)81
Bournmoor (2.48 miles)81
Barley Mow (1.86 miles)74
Pelton (1.75 miles)73
Pelton Fell (1.24 miles)65
Chester Moor (1.39 miles)40
Great Lumley (1.75 miles)30

of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census

Most violent places near Chester-Le-Street

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

LocationViolent Incidents
South Pelaw58
Pelton Fell24
Barley Mow20
Chester Moor10
Great Lumley5

Last updated: March 2021
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