Crime Statistics for Berechurch, Colchester, Essex, July 2020

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Crime Statistics for Berechurch, Colchester, Essex

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Berechurch using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so July 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 163 street level crime incidents in Berechurch in July 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 Berechurch, 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 Crime84
Anti Social Behaviour30
Criminal Damage Arson14
Public Order13
Drugs8
Burglary6
Other Theft3
Vehicle Crime2
Other Crime2
Bicycle Theft1
All Crime163

Map of street level crime incidents in July 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Colchester (1.86 miles)587
Abbey Field (1.24 miles)563
Berechurch163
Shrub End (1.39 miles)106
Maypole Green (0.62 miles)105
Blackheath (0.88 miles)96
Colne (2.51 miles)96
Rowhedge (1.96 miles)15
Layer de la Haye (1.75 miles)12
Abberton (1.96 miles)5

11.2%
of Colchester residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Berechurch

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Abbey Field214
Colchester206
Berechurch84
Blackheath52
Maypole Green51
Shrub End41
Colne25
Abberton5
Layer de la Haye4
Rowhedge2

Last updated: August 30, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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