Crime Statistics for Halstead, Braintree, Essex, April 2021

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Crime Statistics for Halstead, Braintree, Essex
Crime Statistics for Halstead, Braintree, Essex
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Halstead 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 123 street level crime incidents in Halstead 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 Halstead, 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 Crime42
Anti Social Behaviour38
Public Order9
Vehicle Crime8
Criminal Damage Arson7
Shoplifting5
Drugs4
Other Theft4
Burglary3
Other Crime3
All Crime123

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 Halstead. 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 Halstead

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 Halstead has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Halstead123
Bunting’s Green (1.24 miles)28
Colne Engaine (2.48 miles)24
Boose’s Green (1.86 miles)17
Don Johns (1.75 miles)2
Gosfield (1.96 miles)2
Greenstead Green (1.39 miles)1
Plaistow Green (1.39 miles)0
Great Maplestead (2.56 miles)0
Little Maplestead (2.56 miles)0

5.9%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Halstead

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Halstead42
Bunting’s Green9
Colne Engaine5
Boose’s Green4
Gosfield1
Don Johns0
Greenstead Green0
Plaistow Green0
Great Maplestead0
Little Maplestead0

Last updated: April 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0

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