Crime Statistics for Waterhales, Brentwood, Essex, December 2020

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Crime Statistics for Waterhales, Brentwood, Essex

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Waterhales using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so December 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 10 street level crime incidents in Waterhales in December 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 Waterhales, 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 Crime4
Anti Social Behaviour3
Criminal Damage Arson2
Other Crime1
All Crime10

Map of street level crime incidents in December 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Harold Hill (1.96 miles)375
Kelvedon Hatch (2.63 miles)11
Waterhales10
Nuper’s Hatch (1.39 miles)10
Watton’s Green (0.62 miles)9
Horseman Side (0.88 miles)9
Sabine’s Green (0.88 miles)9
Bentley (1.96 miles)9
Curtismill Green (1.39 miles)7
Passingford Bridge (2.24 miles)2

8.3%
of Brentwood residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Waterhales

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Harold Hill114
Horseman Side6
Sabine’s Green6
Bentley6
Waterhales4
Kelvedon Hatch3
Watton’s Green2
Nuper’s Hatch1
Curtismill Green0
Passingford Bridge0

Last updated: February 5, 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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