Crime Statistics for Shotton, Peterlee, Durham, April 2021

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Crime Statistics for Shotton, Peterlee, Durham
Crime Statistics for Shotton, Peterlee, Durham
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Shotton 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 64 street level crime incidents in Shotton in April 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour23
Violent Crime14
Criminal Damage Arson7
Other Theft4
Vehicle Crime4
Public Order3
Other Crime3
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime64

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. 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

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 has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Horden (2.24 miles)293
Little Thorpe (1.96 miles)225
Shotton Colliery (1.39 miles)116
Haswell Moor (2.24 miles)71
Blackhall Colliery (2.48 miles)67
Easington (2.48 miles)45
Castle Eden (1.39 miles)18
Eden Vale (1.39 miles)18
Hesleden (1.96 miles)3

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

Most violent places near Shotton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Little Thorpe56
Shotton Colliery26
Blackhall Colliery24
Haswell Moor21
Castle Eden5
Eden Vale5

Last updated: April 2021
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