Crime Statistics for Sparrow’s Green, Wealden, East Sussex

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Crime Statistics for Sparrow’s Green, Wealden, East Sussex

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Sparrow’s Green using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so October 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 12 street level crime incidents in Sparrow’s Green in October 2019. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Criminal Damage Arson. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour3
Criminal Damage Arson2
Public Order2
Vehicle Crime2
Drugs1
Other Theft1
Violent Crime1
All Crime12

Map of street level crime incidents in October 2019

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Sparrow’s Green. 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 Sparrow’s Green

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Pell Green (0.62 miles)14
Sparrow’s Green12
Durgates (0.62 miles)7
Stone Cross (0.88 miles)5
Lower Cousley Wood (1.96 miles)2
Shover’s Green (1.75 miles)0
Birchett’s Green (1.96 miles)0
Wallcrouch (2.24 miles)0
Hook Green (2.24 miles)0
Little Bayham (2.48 miles)0



Most violent places near Sparrow’s Green

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Pell Green2
Sparrow’s Green1
Stone Cross1
Lower Cousley Wood1
Durgates0
Shover’s Green0
Birchett’s Green0
Wallcrouch0
Hook Green0
Little Bayham0

Last updated: November 25, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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