Crime Statistics for Rushford Beck, Kirk Merrington, Durham, Nov 2019

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Crime Statistics for Rushford Beck, Kirk Merrington, Durham

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Rushford Beck using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 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 38 street level crime incidents in Rushford Beck in November 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Criminal Damage Arson. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Rushford Beck, 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 Crime22
Criminal Damage Arson5
Anti Social Behaviour4
Public Order3
Other Theft2
Shoplifting2
All Crime38

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Spennymoor (2.02 miles)157
Ferryhill (1.41 miles)118
Leasingthorne (1.69 miles)50
Chilton (1.11 miles)48
Great Chilton (1.18 miles)47
Rushford Beck38
Chilton Lane (1.77 miles)36
Ferryhill Station (1.75 miles)33
Mainsforth (2.37 miles)20
Rushyford (1.69 miles)11



Most violent places near Rushford Beck

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Spennymoor48
Ferryhill43
Chilton28
Great Chilton28
Rushford Beck22
Chilton Lane19
Leasingthorne18
Ferryhill Station15
Mainsforth7
Rushyford3

Last updated: December 24, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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