Crime Statistics for Podsmead, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Podsmead, Gloucester, Gloucestershire

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Podsmead using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 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 345 street level crime incidents in Podsmead in May 2020. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Violent Crime. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour227
Violent Crime46
Criminal Damage Arson19
Public Order14
Drugs9
Shoplifting9
Other Theft6
Burglary4
Other Crime4
Vehicle Crime3
Robbery2
Bicycle Theft1
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime345

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Coney Hill (2.24 miles)493
Saintbridge (1.96 miles)391
St Paul’s (1.24 miles)347
Podsmead345
Lower Tuffley (0.62 miles)251
Tuffley (0.62 miles)247
Matson (1.86 miles)183
Lower Rea (1.24 miles)121
Hempsted (0.88 miles)119
Brookthorpe (1.96 miles)8

10.5%
of Gloucester residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Podsmead

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Coney Hill127
Saintbridge65
Lower Tuffley56
St Paul’s54
Podsmead46
Tuffley39
Matson34
Hempsted26
Lower Rea24
Brookthorpe1

Last updated: July 6, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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