Crime Statistics for Sholden, Dover, Kent, May 2020

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Crime Statistics for Sholden, Dover, Kent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Sholden using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so May 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 87 street level crime incidents in Sholden in May 2020. 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 Sholden, 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 Crime37
Anti Social Behaviour32
Criminal Damage Arson9
Burglary3
Other Crime3
Other Theft1
Possession Of Weapons1
Public Order1
All Crime87

Map of street level crime incidents in May 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Upper Deal (0.88 miles)194
Mill Hill (0.88 miles)194
Walmer (1.75 miles)118
Sholden87
Buttsole (3.34 miles)17
Felderland (3.1 miles)11
Ham (2.24 miles)10
Hacklinge (1.39 miles)5
Great Mongeham (0.88 miles)3
Finglesham (1.39 miles)3

7.2%
of Dover residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Sholden

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Upper Deal74
Mill Hill74
Walmer40
Sholden37
Buttsole10
Ham7
Felderland6
Great Mongeham2
Hacklinge1
Finglesham1

Last updated: July 7, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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