Crime Statistics for Bowers Gifford, Basildon, Essex, April 2021

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Crime Statistics for Bowers Gifford, Basildon, Essex
Crime Statistics for Bowers Gifford, Basildon, Essex
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Bowers Gifford using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 2021 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 166 street level crime incidents in Bowers Gifford in April 2021. 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 Bowers Gifford, 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 Crime46
Anti Social Behaviour40
Public Order21
Vehicle Crime11
Criminal Damage Arson10
Other Theft7
Other Crime5
Bicycle Theft3
Possession Of Weapons1
Theft From The Person1
All Crime166

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Bowers Gifford. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

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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 Bowers Gifford

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Basildon (1.39 miles)671
Felmore (1.39 miles)671
Pitsea (1.24 miles)540
Chalvedon (1.24 miles)540
Burnt Mills (1.75 miles)424
Eversley (0.62 miles)336
Bowers Gifford166
Tarpots (0.62 miles)113
Hope’s Green (1.75 miles)94
New Thundersley (1.39 miles)91

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

Most violent places near Bowers Gifford

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Burnt Mills157
Bowers Gifford46
New Thundersley37
Hope’s Green35

Last updated: April 2021
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