Crime Statistics for Temple Hill, Dartford, Kent, November 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 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 465 street level crime incidents in Temple Hill in November 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 Crime190
Anti Social Behaviour55
Criminal Damage Arson47
Shoplifting41
Vehicle Crime33
Other Theft24
Public Order24
Burglary17
Other Crime10
Robbery9
Drugs4
Possession Of Weapons4
Theft From The Person4
Bicycle Theft3
All Crime465

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 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 Hill465
Colyers (2.61 miles)366
Knockhall (2.56 miles)289
Stone (1.39 miles)288
Greenhithe (1.86 miles)250
Barnes Cray (1.86 miles)222
Crayford (2.56 miles)190
Bowmans (2.24 miles)136
Bean (2.63 miles)68
Lane End (2.56 miles)51



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 Hill190
Colyers96
Knockhall81
Stone78
Greenhithe67
Barnes Cray61
Crayford43
Bowmans41
Bean25
Lane End21

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


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