Crime Statistics for Chilham, Ashford, Kent, September 2019

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Crime Statistics for Chilham, Ashford, Kent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Chilham using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so September 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 5 street level crime incidents in Chilham in September 2019. The largest category was Anti Social Behaviour, followed by Burglary. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Anti Social Behaviour1
Burglary1
Other Theft1
Public Order1
Other Crime1
All Crime5

Map of street level crime incidents in September 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Chartham (2.55 miles)20
Chartham Hatch (3.1 miles)18
Hickmans Green (3.1 miles)18
Rhode Common (1.86 miles)9
Shalmsford Street (1.96 miles)9
Chilham5
Bagham (0.62 miles)5
Hogben’s Hill (2.63 miles)4
Molash (2.77 miles)4
Shottenden (1.39 miles)0



Most violent places near Chilham

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Chartham9
Hickmans Green9
Chartham Hatch7
Shalmsford Street2
Rhode Common1
Chilham0
Bagham0
Hogben’s Hill0
Molash0
Shottenden0

Last updated: October 31, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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