Crime Statistics for Barming Heath, Maidstone, Kent, October 2019

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Crime Statistics for Barming Heath, Maidstone, Kent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Barming Heath using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so October 2019 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 107 street level crime incidents in Barming Heath in October 2019. 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 Barming Heath, 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 Crime57
Anti Social Behaviour14
Criminal Damage Arson12
Public Order9
Other Theft6
Vehicle Crime4
Other Crime3
All Crime107

Map of street level crime incidents in October 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Fant (1.24 miles)305
Allington (1.75 miles)189
Barming Heath107
Aylesford (1.86 miles)96
Holt Hill (1.39 miles)88
Royal British Legion Village (1.24 miles)72
Teston (1.75 miles)21
Livesey Street (1.39 miles)15
Kettle Corner (1.24 miles)9
Farleigh Green (1.86 miles)5

Most violent places near Barming Heath

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Barming Heath57
Holt Hill30
Royal British Legion Village22
Livesey Street9
Kettle Corner1
Farleigh Green1

Last updated: November 22, 2019
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