Crime Statistics for St John’s, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Nov 2019

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Crime Statistics for St John’s, Tunbridge Wells, Kent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in St John’s using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so November 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 335 street level crime incidents in St John’s in November 2019. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Shoplifting. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in St John’s, 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 Crime127
Shoplifting35
Anti Social Behaviour34
Other Theft34
Criminal Damage Arson33
Public Order20
Vehicle Crime16
Drugs14
Burglary9
Theft From The Person7
Robbery3
Other Crime3
All Crime335

Map of street level crime incidents in November 2019

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes St John’s. 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 St John’s

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Ferndale (0.88 miles)378
High Brooms (0.62 miles)358
St John’s335
Royal Tunbridge Wells (1.24 miles)321
Sherwood Park (1.39 miles)188
Sandown Park (1.39 miles)188
Southborough (0.62 miles)148
Modest Corner (0.88 miles)56
Broomhill Bank (1.39 miles)40
Stockland Green (1.39 miles)14



Most violent places near St John’s

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Ferndale145
High Brooms130
St John’s127
Royal Tunbridge Wells110
Sherwood Park80
Sandown Park80
Southborough55
Modest Corner21
Broomhill Bank14
Stockland Green7

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


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