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

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Crime Statistics for Uckfield, Wealden, East Sussex

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Uckfield 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 81 street level crime incidents in Uckfield in May 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour35
Violent Crime20
Criminal Damage Arson8
Public Order5
Other Theft4
Bicycle Theft1
Other Crime1
All Crime81

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 Uckfield. 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 Uckfield

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Uck (0.4 miles)80
Shortbridge (1.24 miles)6
Piltdown (1.96 miles)3
Manor Park2
Buxted (1.75 miles)1
Etchingwood (1.96 miles)1
Cooper’s Green (1.24 miles)0
Budlett’s Common (1.24 miles)0
Framfield (1.39 miles)0

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

Most violent places near Uckfield

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Manor Park0
Cooper’s Green0
Budlett’s Common0

Last updated: July 8, 2020
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