Crime Statistics for Stone, Dartford, Kent, February 2020

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Crime Statistics for Stone, Dartford, Kent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Stone using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so February 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 302 street level crime incidents in Stone in February 2020. 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 Stone, 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 Crime108
Shoplifting57
Anti Social Behaviour28
Criminal Damage Arson23
Vehicle Crime22
Other Theft20
Public Order18
Other Crime10
Burglary9
Robbery3
Drugs2
Theft From The Person2
All Crime302

Map of street level crime incidents in February 2020

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

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Temple Hill (1.39 miles)381
Stone302
South Stifford (2.78 miles)298
Knockhall (1.24 miles)289
Greenhithe (0.88 miles)250
Bean (1.39 miles)68
Lane End (1.96 miles)51
Green Street Green (2.56 miles)14
Stonewood (1.75 miles)13
Betsham (2.63 miles)13



Most violent places near Stone

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Temple Hill147
Stone108
Knockhall81
South Stifford75
Greenhithe67
Bean25
Lane End21
Green Street Green5
Betsham5
Stonewood3

Last updated: April 3, 2020
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0


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