Crime Statistics for Loose, Maidstone, Kent, August 2020

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Crime Statistics for Loose, Maidstone, Kent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Loose using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so August 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 30 street level crime incidents in Loose in August 2020. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Other Theft. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Loose, 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 Crime13
Other Theft5
Anti Social Behaviour4
Vehicle Crime3
Burglary2
Criminal Damage Arson1
Public Order1
Other Crime1
All Crime30

Map of street level crime incidents in August 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Maidstone (1.86 miles)712
Shepway (0.88 miles)290
Tovil (1.39 miles)203
Green Hill (2.23 miles)163
Park Wood (1.39 miles)118
Loose Hill (0.62 miles)38
Loose30
Boughton Monchelsea (0.62 miles)18
Boughton Green (0.62 miles)18
Linton (1.96 miles)1

9.3%
of Maidstone residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Loose

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Maidstone260
Shepway101
Tovil83
Park Wood49
Green Hill46
Loose Hill13
Loose13
Boughton Monchelsea7
Boughton Green7
Linton0

Last updated: October 13, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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