Crime Statistics for Marks Tey, Colchester, Essex, February 2022

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The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Marks Tey using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 2022 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 24 street level crime incidents in Marks Tey in February 2022. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Criminal Damage Arson. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Marks Tey, 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 Crime7
Criminal Damage Arson5
Public Order4
Vehicle Crime3
Anti Social Behaviour1
Other Theft1
All Crime24

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2022

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Beacon End (2.55 miles)117
Marks Tey24
Copford (0.62 miles)21
Little Tey (1.24 miles)8
Hardy’s Green (2.24 miles)7
Fordham Heath (2.24 miles)6
Great Tey (1.75 miles)5
Copford Green (0.88 miles)2
Aldham (1.96 miles)2
Fordstreet (1.86 miles)0

Most violent places near Marks Tey

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Beacon End50
Marks Tey7
Great Tey5
Hardy’s Green4
Fordham Heath4
Little Tey2
Copford Green0

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Last updated: February 2022
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