Crime Statistics for Temple Hill, Dartford, Kent, August 2019

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Crime Statistics for Temple Hill, Dartford, Kent

The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Temple Hill 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 448 street level crime incidents in Temple Hill in August 2019. 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 Temple Hill, 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 Crime143
Anti Social Behaviour85
Vehicle Crime37
Other Theft36
Public Order33
Criminal Damage Arson23
Other Crime10
Theft From The Person8
Bicycle Theft4
Possession Of Weapons3
All Crime448

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 Temple Hill. 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 Temple Hill

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

LocationCrime Incidents
Temple Hill448
Colyers (2.61 miles)410
Knockhall (2.56 miles)265
Stone (1.39 miles)256
Barnes Cray (1.86 miles)232
Greenhithe (1.86 miles)219
Crayford (2.56 miles)175
Bowmans (2.24 miles)141
Bean (2.63 miles)58
Lane End (2.56 miles)49

Most violent places near Temple Hill

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

LocationViolent Incidents
Temple Hill143
Barnes Cray56
Lane End17

Last updated: October 4, 2019
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