Crime Statistics for Wear, Witton Park, Durham, November 2019

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Crime Statistics for Wear, Witton Park, Durham

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Wear using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 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 4 street level crime incidents in Wear in November 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Criminal Damage Arson. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Wear, 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 Crime3
Criminal Damage Arson1
All Crime4

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Bishop Auckland (2.42 miles)245
Etherley Dene (1.99 miles)149
Tindale Crescent (2.5 miles)107
Toronto (1.28 miles)20
High Etherley (1.67 miles)15
Escomb (0.69 miles)7
New Hunwick (1.12 miles)5
Toft Hill (1.99 miles)5
Wear4
High Grange (0.31 miles)1



Most violent places near Wear

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Bishop Auckland62
Etherley Dene39
Tindale Crescent36
Toronto11
Escomb5
High Etherley4
Wear3
Toft Hill2
New Hunwick1
High Grange1

Last updated: December 26, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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