Crime Statistics for Rhode Common, Swale, Kent, October 2019

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Crime Statistics for Rhode Common, Swale, Kent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Rhode Common using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so October 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 4 street level crime incidents in Rhode Common in October 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Burglary. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Rhode Common, 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 Crime3
Burglary1
All Crime4

Map of street level crime incidents in October 2019

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Boughton Street (1.86 miles)21
Dunkirk (1.96 miles)18
Hickmans Green (1.24 miles)16
Crouch (1.39 miles)15
Shalmsford Street (2.24 miles)11
Rhode Common4
Hogben’s Hill (1.86 miles)3
Chilham (1.86 miles)2
Bagham (1.96 miles)2
Shottenden (1.75 miles)0



Most violent places near Rhode Common

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Boughton Street13
Hickmans Green13
Crouch11
Dunkirk10
Shalmsford Street7
Rhode Common3
Hogben’s Hill2
Chilham0
Bagham0
Shottenden0

Last updated: November 25, 2019
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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