Crime Statistics for Shirkoak, Ashford, Kent, August 2019

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Crime Statistics for Shirkoak, Ashford, Kent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Shirkoak 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 7 street level crime incidents in Shirkoak in August 2019. The largest category was Other Theft, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Crime CategoryIncidents
Other Theft2
Anti Social Behaviour1
Criminal Damage Arson1
Vehicle Crime1
Other Crime1
All Crime7

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 Shirkoak. 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 Shirkoak

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Great Chart (3.97 miles)115
Chilmington Green (3.51 miles)52
St Michaels (3.77 miles)18
Townland Green (1.24 miles)16
Tanden (2.24 miles)8
Durrant Green (3.72 miles)7
London Beach (3.72 miles)7
Brissenden Green (1.96 miles)4
Bethersden (2.78 miles)4

Most violent places near Shirkoak

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Great Chart44
Chilmington Green22
St Michaels6
Townland Green4
Durrant Green2
London Beach2
Brissenden Green0

Last updated: October 4, 2019
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