Crime Statistics for Shotton Colliery, Durham, April 2021

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Crime Statistics for Shotton Colliery, Shotton Colliery, Durham
Crime Statistics for Shotton Colliery, Shotton Colliery, Durham
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Shotton Colliery using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 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 116 street level crime incidents in Shotton Colliery in April 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Criminal Damage Arson. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour38
Criminal Damage Arson28
Violent Crime26
Other Theft8
Other Crime5
Public Order4
Vehicle Crime2
All Crime116

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Shotton Colliery. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

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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 Shotton Colliery

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Little Thorpe (2.24 miles)225
Shotton Colliery116
Haswell Moor (0.88 miles)71
Shotton (1.39 miles)64
Easington (2.24 miles)45
Haswell Plough (1.76 miles)23
Castle Eden (2.63 miles)18
Eden Vale (2.63 miles)18
High Haswell (2.63 miles)14
Haswell (2.24 miles)10

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

Most violent places near Shotton Colliery

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Little Thorpe56
Shotton Colliery26
Haswell Moor21
Haswell Plough11
High Haswell8
Castle Eden5
Eden Vale5

Last updated: April 2021
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