Crime Statistics for Horton Kirby, Sevenoaks, Kent, August 2019

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Crime Statistics for Horton Kirby, Sevenoaks, Kent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Horton Kirby using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 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 14 street level crime incidents in Horton Kirby in August 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 Horton Kirby, 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 Crime7
Anti Social Behaviour4
Criminal Damage Arson1
Other Theft1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime14

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Lane End (1.86 miles)49
Hartley (2.55 miles)33
Hartley Green (2.55 miles)33
Longfield (2.55 miles)30
Farningham (1.75 miles)20
South Darenth (0.62 miles)19
Speed Gate (1.96 miles)18
Fawkham Green (2.24 miles)16
Horton Kirby14
Green Street Green (1.75 miles)8



Most violent places near Horton Kirby

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Lane End17
Hartley15
Hartley Green15
Longfield10
South Darenth8
Farningham7
Horton Kirby7
Speed Gate3
Fawkham Green2
Green Street Green2

Last updated: October 3, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
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