Crime Statistics for Horton, Canterbury, Kent, February 2020

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Crime Statistics for Horton, Canterbury, Kent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Horton using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 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 23 street level crime incidents in Horton in February 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Public Order. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Horton, 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 Crime16
Public Order3
Anti Social Behaviour1
Criminal Damage Arson1
Other Theft1
Vehicle Crime1
All Crime23

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Canterbury (2.23 miles)493
Harbledown (2.24 miles)217
Thanington (1.39 miles)64
Chartham (0.88 miles)25
Horton23
Rough Common (2.56 miles)23
Chartham Hatch (0.88 miles)22
Shalmsford Street (1.39 miles)11
Upper Harbledown (1.86 miles)9
Bagham (2.77 miles)8



Most violent places near Horton

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Canterbury130
Harbledown67
Chartham18
Thanington17
Horton16
Chartham Hatch16
Rough Common15
Shalmsford Street9
Bagham7
Upper Harbledown1

Last updated: March 31, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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