Crime Statistics for Hales Place, Canterbury, Kent, July 2020

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Crime Statistics for Hales Place, Canterbury, Kent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Hales Place using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so July 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 383 street level crime incidents in Hales Place in July 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 Hales Place, 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 Crime115
Anti Social Behaviour111
Public Order30
Other Theft21
Criminal Damage Arson18
Vehicle Crime13
Bicycle Theft12
Other Crime7
Theft From The Person2
Possession Of Weapons1
All Crime383

Map of street level crime incidents in July 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Canterbury (1.24 miles)404
Hales Place383
Harbledown (0.88 miles)180
Tyler Hill (0.62 miles)104
Broad Oak (1.75 miles)76
Thanington (1.96 miles)58
Rough Common (1.24 miles)32
Upper Harbledown (1.96 miles)15
Blean (1.39 miles)13
Honey Hill (2.24 miles)6

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

Most violent places near Hales Place

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Hales Place115
Tyler Hill44
Broad Oak27
Rough Common11
Honey Hill3
Upper Harbledown2

Last updated: September 7, 2020
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