Crime Statistics for Sandown Park, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Aug 2019

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Crime Statistics for Sandown Park, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Sandown Park 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 154 street level crime incidents in Sandown Park 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 Sandown Park, 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 Crime55
Anti Social Behaviour36
Public Order13
Other Theft11
Criminal Damage Arson6
Vehicle Crime3
Possession Of Weapons2
Other Crime1
All Crime154

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 Sandown Park. 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 Sandown Park

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Ferndale (0.62 miles)316
Royal Tunbridge Wells (1.39 miles)299
High Brooms (0.88 miles)296
St John’s (1.39 miles)276
Sandown Park154
Sherwood Park154
Southborough (1.76 miles)136
Camden Park (1.39 miles)106
Henwood Green (1.86 miles)37
Pembury (1.24 miles)29

Most violent places near Sandown Park

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

LocationViolent Incidents
High Brooms105
Royal Tunbridge Wells104
St John’s96
Sandown Park55
Sherwood Park55
Camden Park38
Henwood Green14

Last updated: October 4, 2019
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