Crime Statistics for Faversham, Swale, Kent, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Faversham, Swale, Kent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Faversham 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 227 street level crime incidents in Faversham in May 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 Faversham, 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 Crime69
Anti Social Behaviour66
Criminal Damage Arson16
Shoplifting14
Vehicle Crime12
Public Order11
Burglary9
Other Theft9
Drugs6
Bicycle Theft5
Other Crime5
Possession Of Weapons4
Robbery1
All Crime227

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 Faversham. 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 Faversham

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Faversham227
The Brents227
Oare (0.88 miles)135
Goodnestone (1.86 miles)7
Copton (1.24 miles)4
Norton Ash (2.48 miles)4
Broom Street (1.96 miles)2
Four Oaks (1.96 miles)2
Plumford (1.96 miles)1
Painter’s Forstal (2.24 miles)1

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Most violent places near Faversham

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Faversham69
The Brents69
Oare48
Goodnestone1
Copton0
Norton Ash0
Broom Street0
Four Oaks0
Plumford0
Painter’s Forstal0

Last updated: July 3, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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