Crime Statistics for Epping, Epping Forest, Essex, July 2021

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Crime Statistics for Epping, Epping Forest, Essex
Crime Statistics for Epping, Epping Forest, Essex
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Epping using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so July 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 112 street level crime incidents in Epping in July 2021. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Shoplifting. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Epping, 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 Crime36
Public Order14
Anti Social Behaviour13
Criminal Damage Arson12
Other Theft4
Vehicle Crime3
Other Crime1
All Crime112

Map of street level crime incidents in July 2021

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

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 Epping has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Gernon Bushes (1.24 miles)118
Coopersale Common (1.24 miles)118
Ivy Chimneys (1.24 miles)44
Fiddlers Hamlet (1.39 miles)40
Coopersale Street (1.39 miles)40
Bell Common (0.88 miles)10
Copthall Green (1.96 miles)8
Hobbs Cross (2.24 miles)8
Epping Upland (1.39 miles)1

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

Most violent places near Epping

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Gernon Bushes45
Coopersale Common45
Ivy Chimneys15
Fiddlers Hamlet13
Coopersale Street13
Copthall Green3
Bell Common2
Hobbs Cross1
Epping Upland0

Last updated: July 2021
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