Crime Statistics for Bocking Churchstreet, Braintree, Essex, 2024

There were a total of 74 street level crime incidents in Bocking Churchstreet in March 2024. See where they were on the map below and broken down by categories. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Bocking Churchstreet, 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 Crime33
Anti Social Behaviour9
Criminal Damage Arson8
Other Theft6
Vehicle Crime5
Public Order3
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime74

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2024

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Bocking (1.39 miles)235
Bocking Churchstreet74
Great Notley (2.78 miles)19
High Garrett (0.88 miles)12
Duckend Green (2.77 miles)10
Stisted (2.55 miles)7
Panfield (1.86 miles)5
Gosfield (2.78 miles)5
Tumbler’s Green (2.48 miles)3
Beazley End (2.78 miles)1

of Bocking North residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2021 Census

Where are the most violent places near Bocking Churchstreet?

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Bocking Churchstreet33
Great Notley9
High Garrett7
Duckend Green1
Tumbler’s Green1
Beazley End1

How likely are you to be a victim of crime in Bocking Churchstreet?

Every two years the government publishes the Index of Multiple Deprivation. One of those domains is crime, more precisely, how likely you are to be the victim of a what is known as 'personal crime', such as muggings or burglary. The governemnt publish these statitsics down to the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) or in simple geographic terms, a few roads. These statistics are also published on a ward level as an average of the LSOAs in that area. We have taken the average rank and converted it into a more accessble form, a score out of 100. Where the higher the score, the more likely you are in Bocking Churchstreet to be a victim of personal crime. Note that the following score has been generated from the 2019 statistics. At the time of writing, these have not been updated by the government during and since the COVID 19 pandemic.

How does crime in Bocking Churchstreet compare to surrounding wards?

We have taken the 10 nearest wards to Bocking Churchstreet and ranked them using our crime score based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation average rank for the ward. Bocking Churchstreet is ranked #4.

1Bocking South59
2Braintree Central & Beckers Green59
3Silver End & Cressing57
4Bocking North52
5Halstead Trinity46
6Braintree West38
7Braintree South36
8Bocking Blackwater34
10Gosfield & Greenstead Green25
11Great Notley & Black Notley21

Which road in Bocking Churchstreet has the highest level of crime?

We have used the Index of Multiple Deprivation to find the Lower Super Output Area (LSOA) in Bocking Churchstreet with the highest crime score. Accoding to the 2019 statistics, that is in and around Warne Avenue.

Last updated: March 2024
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