Crime Statistics for Shildon, New Shildon, Durham, August 2019

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Crime Statistics for Shildon, New Shildon, Durham

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Shildon 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 148 street level crime incidents in Shildon 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 Shildon, 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 Crime54
Anti Social Behaviour50
Criminal Damage Arson17
Public Order10
Burglary7
Other Theft4
Other Crime4
Bicycle Theft1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime148

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 Shildon. 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 Shildon

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

LocationCrime Incidents
South Church (1.75 miles)241
Bishop Auckland (2.24 miles)228
Close House (0.62 miles)183
Shildon148
Old Eldon (0.88 miles)122
Grange Hill (1.86 miles)114
Gaunless (2.54 miles)70
Leasingthorne (2.24 miles)57
Redworth (1.96 miles)7
Bildershaw (2.24 miles)3



Most violent places near Shildon

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

LocationViolent Incidents
South Church72
Bishop Auckland65
Close House56
Shildon54
Old Eldon37
Grange Hill29
Leasingthorne18
Gaunless16
Redworth4
Bildershaw0

Last updated: October 4, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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