Crime Statistics for St Mary in the Marsh, Folkestone and Hythe, Kent

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The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in St Mary in the Marsh using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so March 2022 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 2 street level crime incidents in St Mary in the Marsh in March 2022. The largest category was Violent Crime.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in St Mary in the Marsh, 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 Crime2
All Crime2

Map of street level crime incidents in March 2022

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Littlestone-on-Sea (1.96 miles)36
Greatstone-on-Sea (3.34 miles)24
New Romney (1.86 miles)22
St Mary’s Bay (1.24 miles)13
Dymchurch (2.77 miles)10
Brenzett Green (3.16 miles)8
Burmarsh (3.51 miles)6
Brenzett (3.72 miles)5
Ivychurch (2.48 miles)3
St Mary in the Marsh2



Most violent places near St Mary in the Marsh

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Littlestone-on-Sea24
New Romney15
Greatstone-on-Sea14
St Mary’s Bay11
Dymchurch5
Brenzett Green3
Brenzett3
St Mary in the Marsh2
Burmarsh1
Ivychurch1

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Last updated: March 2022
Information provided by data.police.uk
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