Crime Statistics for Marine Town, Swale, Kent, April 2022

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The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Marine Town using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 2022 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 260 street level crime incidents in Marine Town in April 2022. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Criminal Damage Arson. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Marine Town, 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 Crime123
Criminal Damage Arson36
Anti Social Behaviour28
Shoplifting19
Public Order14
Other Theft11
Other Crime9
Burglary8
Vehicle Crime6
Drugs3
Possession Of Weapons2
Theft From The Person1
All Crime260

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2022

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Marine Town260
Blue Town (0.88 miles)191
Sheerness (0.88 miles)191
Mile Town (0.62 miles)190
Minster-in-Sheppey (1.96 miles)106
Halfway Houses (0.88 miles)102
Isle of Sheppey (2.25 miles)73
Iwade (4.73 miles)32
Rushenden (2.24 miles)18
Grain (2.77 miles)12



Most violent places near Marine Town

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Marine Town123
Mile Town82
Blue Town81
Sheerness81
Halfway Houses51
Minster-in-Sheppey46
Isle of Sheppey28
Iwade11
Rushenden10
Grain1

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Last updated: April 2022
Information provided by data.police.uk
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