Crime Statistics for Rotherfield, Wealden, East Sussex, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Rotherfield, Wealden, East Sussex

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Rotherfield using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 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 4 street level crime incidents in Rotherfield in May 2020. 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 Rotherfield, 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 Crime2
Anti Social Behaviour1
Criminal Damage Arson1
All Crime4

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Rotherfield4
Town Row (0.88 miles)4
Jarvis Brook (1.24 miles)2
Alderbrook (1.86 miles)2
Blackness (1.96 miles)2
Mark Cross (2.24 miles)2
Castle Hill (0.62 miles)0
High Cross (0.88 miles)0
Argos Hill (1.39 miles)0
Boarshead (2.24 miles)0

6.7%
of Wealden residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Rotherfield

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Rotherfield2
Town Row1
Jarvis Brook0
Alderbrook0
Blackness0
Mark Cross0
Castle Hill0
High Cross0
Argos Hill0
Boarshead0

Last updated: July 6, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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