Crime Statistics for Tow Law, Thornley, Durham, December 2020

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Crime Statistics for Tow Law, Thornley, Durham

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Tow Law 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 16 street level crime incidents in Tow Law in December 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour6
Violent Crime5
Burglary2
Criminal Damage Arson2
Drugs1
All Crime16

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 Tow Law. 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 Tow Law

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Crook (3.62 miles)91
Billy Row (3.16 miles)63
Helmington Row (4.72 miles)56
Waterhouses (4.72 miles)35
Tow Law16
Inkerman (0.62 miles)16
Oakenshaw (5 miles)5
Craigside (1.96 miles)3
Fir Tree (3.1 miles)2
Bedburn (4.39 miles)1

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



Most violent places near Tow Law

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Crook31
Billy Row21
Helmington Row21
Waterhouses15
Tow Law5
Inkerman5
Oakenshaw3
Craigside2
Fir Tree2
Bedburn0

Last updated: February 5, 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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