Crime Statistics for South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford, Essex

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Crime Statistics for South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford, Essex

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in South Woodham Ferrers using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so July 2020 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 100 street level crime incidents in South Woodham Ferrers in July 2020. 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 South Woodham Ferrers, 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 Crime43
Anti Social Behaviour24
Public Order8
Drugs5
Criminal Damage Arson4
Shoplifting4
Bicycle Theft3
Other Theft3
Vehicle Crime3
Other Crime2
Burglary1
All Crime100

Map of street level crime incidents in July 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
South Woodham Ferrers100
Mill Hill (2.78 miles)44
Battlesbridge (2.63 miles)40
Rawreth Shot (3.1 miles)40
Rawreth (2.78 miles)22
Rettendon (2.55 miles)9
Coalhill (3.1 miles)7
Chapel Row (1.96 miles)5
Cold Norton (3.1 miles)4
Cock Clarks (3.17 miles)0

7.6%
of Chelmsford residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near South Woodham Ferrers

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

LocationViolent Incidents
South Woodham Ferrers43
Mill Hill15
Battlesbridge12
Rawreth Shot12
Rawreth5
Chapel Row3
Rettendon2
Cold Norton2
Coalhill1
Cock Clarks0

Last updated: September 16, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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