Crime Statistics for South Stanley, South Moor, Durham, August 2019

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Crime Statistics for South Stanley, South Moor, Durham

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in South Stanley 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 288 street level crime incidents in South Stanley 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 South Stanley, 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 Crime97
Anti Social Behaviour76
Criminal Damage Arson30
Public Order14
Other Theft12
Vehicle Crime10
Other Crime4
Bicycle Theft3
All Crime288

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 South Stanley. 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 South Stanley

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

LocationCrime Incidents
South Stanley288
Shield Row (0.88 miles)278
South Moor (0.88 miles)123
Annfield Plain (1.39 miles)91
New Kyo (1.39 miles)91
Harperley (1.39 miles)78
Harelaw (1.86 miles)71
Tanfield Lea (1.39 miles)34
Tantobie (1.75 miles)29
Craghead (1.75 miles)26

Most violent places near South Stanley

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Shield Row98
South Stanley97
South Moor43
Annfield Plain33
New Kyo33
Tanfield Lea15

Last updated: October 4, 2019
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