Crime Statistics for Tanfield, Sleepy Valley (Tantobie), Durham

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Crime Statistics for Tanfield, Sleepy Valley (Tantobie), Durham

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Tanfield using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so December 2020 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 12 street level crime incidents in Tanfield in December 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Other Theft. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Tanfield, 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 Crime5
Other Theft2
Public Order2
Criminal Damage Arson1
Possession Of Weapons1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime12

Map of street level crime incidents in December 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Crookgate Bank (0.62 miles)18
Tantobie (0.88 miles)17
Tanfield Lea (0.62 miles)16
Byermoor (1.24 miles)16
Tanfield12
Clough Dene (0.62 miles)12
Hobson (0.62 miles)12
Lintz (1.39 miles)12
High Friarside (1.39 miles)12
Burnopfield (1.39 miles)12

3.3%
of County Durham residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Tanfield

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Crookgate Bank9
Tantobie8
Tanfield Lea6
Clough Dene6
Hobson6
Byermoor5
Tanfield5
Lintz4
High Friarside4
Burnopfield4

Last updated: February 4, 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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