Crime Statistics for Highfield, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire

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Crime Statistics for Highfield, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire
Crime Statistics for Highfield, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Highfield using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so March 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 59 street level crime incidents in Highfield in March 2021. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour27
Violent Crime16
Criminal Damage Arson3
Drugs3
Public Order3
Other Theft2
Shoplifting2
Burglary1
Possession Of Weapons1
Other Crime1
All Crime59

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2021

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Newerne (0.62 miles)61
Highfield59
Tutnalls (0.62 miles)53
Allaston (0.88 miles)51
New Mills (0.88 miles)51
Brockhollands (2.24 miles)41
Chapel Hill (1.96 miles)20
Aylburton (2.24 miles)20
Yorkley (1.96 miles)16
Oldcroft (1.86 miles)13

3.9%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Highfield

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Newerne24
Highfield23
New Mills22
Allaston17
Tutnalls16
Brockhollands12
Yorkley3
Aylburton2
Chapel Hill1
Oldcroft0

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

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